ERIC Number: EJ1019929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
Comparing the Effects of Commercially Available and Custom-Made Video Prompting for Teaching Cooking Skills to High School Students with Autism
Mechling, Linda C.; Ayres, Kevin M.; Foster, Ashley L.; Bryant, Kathryn J.
Remedial and Special Education, v34 n6 p371-383 Nov-Dec 2013
The study compared the effects of using commercially available and custom-made video prompts on the completion of cooking recipes by four high school age males with a diagnosis of autism. An adapted alternating treatments design with continuous baseline, comparison, final treatment, and best treatment condition was used to compare the two procedures. Gains were made by each participant when using both video procedures. However, results indicate that all students performed more steps independently correct when completing recipes with the custom-made video prompts during the comparison condition. During the best treatment condition, recipes initially prepared using the commercially available video prompts in the comparison condition were performed at criterion levels when completed with the custom-made videos prompts. Implications for use and development of commercial and customized video products with attention to the salient features of video prompts are presented.
Descriptors: Video Technology, Prompting, Teaching Methods, Cooking Instruction, High School Students, Autism, Males, Program Effectiveness, Special Education, Daily Living Skills, Computer Software
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children; Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale; Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence; Woodcock Johnson Tests of Cognitive Ability