E-learning εφαρμογή εκμάθησης συναισθημάτων σε παιδιά με ΔΑΦ (Διαταραχή Αυτιστικού Φάσματος)
E-learning application teaching emotions to children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
SubjectΕξ αποστάσεως εκπαίδευση
KeywordsΣυναισθήματα ; Εκπαιδευτικό λογισμικό ; Αυτιστικά παιδιά -- Εκπαίδευση ; Εκπαίδευση -- Ηλεκτρονικοί υπολογιστές -- Προγράμματα
Large number of individuals on the autism spectrum suggests developing satisfactory and sometimes sufficiently, the skills required for the use of computers, tablets and mobile phones. Whether it is touch screens, either conventional monitors, with necessary use of keyboard and mouse, these people seem to understand the logic behind their use, in order to have the desired effect. It's even proven that the use of technology is also educational. For this reason treatment and research centers around the world use both the Internet and special designed applications, with very good results. Via the Internet and applications, children receive stimuli and seem to stay more time concentrated on them. Unfortunately, there are few such applications in Greek. The process of designing and developing an application or program requires more than knowledge of methods and techniques. Parents and therapists work together and find applications with minimal use of English, focusing more on images and shapes to exploit accordingly. This paper is an attempt in this direction, is a Web application that is targeted at functional autism spectrum children and aims through quiz to teach them the basic emotions. The objective is the child managed to imitate these feelings and can be integrated normally into society, avoiding social exclusion. Through this application, the user has the ability after his registration, be entered into the system, to make the ranking quiz, read the relevant educational materials, to realize what quiz wants or even the same, to improve the performance and see the historicity of tab. The teacher can add training material and create quiz in any of the above categories. Finally the administrator can create new teachers, and see some statistics of this Web application.