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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 662–665
This paper reports the preliminary results of a study exploring the level of student preparedness for university online learning environments. The focus of this paper is interaction. Students in an introductory computer education course were asked...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1606–1615
This paper reports on the findings of a study conducted with university students who were provided with audio feedback on their assessment tasks. Students were asked to provide their opinions on the audio feedback they had been given. Results...
Do Adolescents with Autistic Spectrum Disorders Adhere to Social Conventions in Virtual Environments?
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 9, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 95–117
The potential for using virtual environments (VEs) in educational contexts for people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) has been recognized. However, very little is known about how people with ASDs interpret and understand VEs. This study...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1714–1719
This presentation addresses a common problem familiar to instructors who use, or are thinking of using, learner-generated multimedia assessments in their courses: how to efficiently provide timely constructive feedback to students. The basic problem ...
Virtual Environments for Social Skills Training: Comments from Two Adolescents with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Computers & Education Vol. 47, No. 2 (September 2006) pp. 186–206
Previous research has shown that computer-based tasks can motivate people with autism and encourage learning. As a computer-based medium, Virtual Environments (VEs) offer a potentially useful tool for social skills training for people with autistic...
Using Virtual Environments for Teaching Social Understanding to 6 Adolescents with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 37, No. 3 (March 2007) pp. 589–600
Six teenagers with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) experienced a Virtual Environment (VE) of a cafe. They also watched three sets of videos of real cafe and buses and judged where they would sit and explained why. Half of the participants...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 245–254
Action Research can provide a useful model for learning (re)design that allows the unit redevelopment process to take place within a inclusive research framework which is of benefit to both lecturers and students. An advantage of employing an Action ...
How Do Individuals with Asperger Syndrome Respond to Nonliteral Language and Inappropriate Requests in Computer-Mediated Communication?
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 35, No. 4 (August 2005) pp. 429–443
Computer-mediated communication in individuals with Asperger syndrome, Tourette syndrome and normal controls was explored with a program called Bubble Dialogue (Gray, Creighton, McMahon, & Cunninghamn (1991)) in which the users type text into speech ...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 3 (April 2010) pp. 742–748
The University of Sussex In-School Teacher Education Project (InSTEP) uses interactive video technologies to enhance initial teacher education programmes for science trainee teachers. With four Internet Protocol cameras and mounted microphones in...
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 34, No. 4 (August 2004) pp. 449–466
The potential of virtual environments for teaching people with autism has been positively promoted in recent years. The present study aimed to systematically investigate this potential with 12 participants with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs),...
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 44, No. 10 (October 2014) pp. 2430–2439
It has been proposed that mentalising involves retrodicting as well as predicting behaviour, by inferring "previous" mental states of a target. This study investigated whether retrodiction is impaired in individuals with autism spectrum...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan 22, 2018) pp. 160–177
This paper concerns the cutting edge educational approaches incorporated into syllabuses of the most progressive Russian higher technical schools. The authors discuss one of the active methods in teaching foreign languages – collaborative learning...