ERIC Number: EJ1038173
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
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Reference Count: 23
Using Self-Directed Video Prompting to Teach Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Cannella-Malone, Helen I.; Brooks, David G.; Tullis, Christopher A.
Journal of Behavioral Education, v22 n3 p169-189 Sep 2013
This study examined the effects of self-directed video prompting presented via an iPod Touch on teaching four adolescents with moderate-to-severe intellectual and developmental disabilities two daily living tasks. Students were taught to wash a table using instructor-delivered video prompts. After reaching 80% correct for at least three consecutive sessions, a system of most-to-least prompts was used to teach them to use the iPod Touch and a video prompting app (inPromptu) independently. In the final phase, students used inPromptu on the iPod Touch to teach themselves to vacuum with self-directed video prompts. Results of the study demonstrate that all four students learned to wash a table with instructor-directed video prompts, they all learned to use inPromptu on the iPod Touch independently, two students used inPromptu on the iPod Touch to teach themselves to vacuum, and a third student was learning to vacuum using inPromptu.
Descriptors: Video Technology, Prompting, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Adolescents, Moderate Mental Retardation, Severe Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Daily Living Skills, Instructional Effectiveness, Independent Study
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