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Using Animation in Microsoft PowerPoint to Enhance Engagement and Learning in Young Learners With Developmental Delay
Teaching Exceptional Children
  • Howard P. Parette, Jr., Illinois State University
  • Jack Hourcade, Boise State University
  • Craig Blum, Illinois State University
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Article
Publication Date
3-1-2011
Abstract
Over the past decade, a wide array of instructional technology applications have found their way into early intervention settings (Anderson, Grant, & Speck, 2008; Parette, Blum, Boeckmann, & Watts, 2009; Siraj-Blatchford & Whitebread, 2003). Of particular importance to young learners who evidence developmental delays or are at risk for school failure are those technologies with the potential to more effectively teach basic emergent literacy skills such as the following: Phonemic awareness (Torgesen, Wagner, Rashotte, Herron, & Lindamood, 2010). Alphabetic principle (Travers, 2010). * Word recognition (Hitchcock & Noonan, 2000). Alliteration (Blum & Watts, 2008). Comprehension (Blok, Oostdam, Otter, & Overmaat, 2002).
Citation Information
Howard P. Parette, Jack Hourcade and Craig Blum. "Using Animation in Microsoft PowerPoint to Enhance Engagement and Learning in Young Learners With Developmental Delay" Teaching Exceptional Children (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jack_hourcade/10/