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2018

Theses and Dissertations--Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

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Technology Aided Instruction And Intervention To Teach Grade Level Science Term Definitions To Middle School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jessica L. Richards Jan 2018

Technology Aided Instruction And Intervention To Teach Grade Level Science Term Definitions To Middle School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jessica L. Richards

Theses and Dissertations--Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

The purpose of this study was to teach middle school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) academic, grade level science term definitions. Three students with ASD who were served in a self-contained classroom for students with moderate and severe disabilities participated in the study. A multiple probe (days) across behaviors research design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of a model-lead-test procedure delivered using a computer software program to teach three sets of five science term definitions from the general education academic standards. Generalization probes were conducted in the general education setting by giving each student terms that they learned ...


The Use Of Technology To Implement Peer Mediated Intervention: Students With Autism As Tutors And Tutees, Lindsey R. Graessle Jan 2018

The Use Of Technology To Implement Peer Mediated Intervention: Students With Autism As Tutors And Tutees, Lindsey R. Graessle

Theses and Dissertations--Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

Peer mediated interventions have been effective in teaching academic and social skills to students with disabilities. The present study assesses the effectiveness of students with autism spectrum disorder serving as the tutor and tutee. Four peer mediators and four students with autism spectrum disorder used technology and the simultaneous prompting procedure to teach acquisition of social studies vocabulary. Results indicate that both students with and without autism spectrum disorder effectively delivered instruction using technology and all students learned a portion of the vocabulary taught by a same-aged peer.