"Help meet the needs of auditory learners" (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2011, p. 157).
Benefits, Allows student to hear recorded information when reading skills are lacking, Allow students with hearing difficulties to hear better, Allow vision impaired student to hear what others can see
Challenges, Some made for only a single user, Cannot always provide preferred clarity
Provides access to information for different learning styles
"The keyboard and the mouse are the two most commonly used devices for inputting data into a computer" (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2011, p. 146)
Benefits, Allows studnets to create documents, Helps to navigate the Internet, Allows communication via instant message and email, Allows teachers to create and reproduce assignments for multiple students
Challenges, Takes up space, May need modifications for special needs studnets, Costs to provide for each student
Provides opportunity to navigate computer system and operate other input and output devices