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Using Animation as a Means of Enhancing Learning of Individuals with Special Needs
Using Animation as a Means of Enhancing Learning of Individuals with Special Needs

Author(s): Basak Baglama, Yucehan Yucesoy, Ahmet Yikmis
Subject(s): ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: UIKTEN - Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science
Keywords: Animation; learning; individuals with special needs; special education

Summary/Abstract: Use of animation in special education has gained great attention recently. Therefore, the use of animation for helping individuals with special needs has become an important research question and this study aims to examine and discuss the role of using animation as a tool to enhance learning of individuals with special needs. This is a qualitative study in which document analysis was used to collect the data. Results revealed the trends in using animation in education and the benefits of animation for enhancing learning of individuals with special needs. This study tried to provide a comprehensive review on the effectiveness of using animation in education and discussed the existing and possible benefits of using animation for individuals with special needs. Results are discussed with relevant literature and recommendations for further research and practices are presented in the study.

  • Issue Year: 7/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 670-677
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English