Language Education for the Children with Mild Intellectual Disabilities By Utilizing Digital Stroytelling
Wednesday, June 29 5:15 PM-7:00 PM Location: Grand Ballroom C
Presider: Jodie Hemerda, Bridgepoint Education, United States
Abstract: The purpose of this research is to present the example of digital storytelling course design suitable to the children with mild intellectual disabilities by studying the educational implication of digital storytelling via the analysis of the precedent researches for digital storytelling, and exploring digital storytelling tools, considering the characteristic and linguistic ability of the children with mild intellectual disabilities. Applying digital storytelling for the children with mild intellectual disabilities, it can offer the knowledge and experience, applying several digital components, can help to effectively use the interaction among the students, and help to reinforce their own capacity of self-directed learning by utilizing several digital media. In addition, via the interaction among the students, communication skill can be enhanced.