ERIC Number: EJ1050927
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Video Modeling and Word Identification in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Morlock, Larissa; Reynolds, Jennifer L.; Fisher, Sycarah; Comer, Ronald J.
Child Language Teaching and Therapy, v31 n1 p101-111 Feb 2015
Video modeling involves the learner viewing videos of a model demonstrating a target skill. According to the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders (2011), video modeling is an evidenced-based intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in elementary through middle school. Little research exists evaluating video modeling for individuals with ASD in high school. This study examined the effectiveness of video modeling to facilitate the development of word recognition and pronunciation in three male high school students with ASD. A single-case multiple baseline experimental design across participants (i.e. video modeling sequentially implemented across three students) was used to evaluate the effectiveness of video modeling. Results indicate that video modeling was effective in facilitating word recognition and pronunciation. Findings suggest that video modeling may be a viable intervention to foster the reading development of adolescents with ASD.
Descriptors: Video Technology, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, High School Students, Males, Pronunciation, Word Recognition, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction, Adolescents, Educational Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Maintenance, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys, Secondary School Teachers
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Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; High Schools
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