The Effectiveness of electronic text and pictorial graphic organizers to improve comprehension related to functional skills

Author: 
Douglas, K. H., Ayres, K. M., Langone, J., & Bramlett, V. B.
Year: 
2011
The study examined the effectiveness of a computer-based instructional program in teaching students with intellectual disabilities how to use a pictorial graphic organizer as a visual prompt to improve their comprehension of electronic text-based recipes. Students in the study first received training on how to use a pictorial graphic organizer via a PowerPoint presentation on the computer. They then developed graphic organizers with only e-text and audio support.
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Type: 
Research
Instructional Strategies: 
Visualizing
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Assistive Technology

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