Evaluation of the Android Software for Special Needs Children
Emrah Soykan 1 * , Fezile Özdamlı 1
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1 Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyprus
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Abstract

It is clearly understood that technology oriented education on special training is neither sound nor adequate when considered from the literary point of view in our country. Limited studies held in country not only support this point of view but also demonstrate the lack of resource and studies carried out in this area. During the designing and developing process one of the qualitative methods called the design base research but then completing the design and development process, a common academic way of evaluation the single subject research method have been implemented in order to test the forcibleness of the work in the respect of special training and education. The study carried out through nine special training tutors and ten mentally disabled students. The following as a pilot study, the efficiency process has been accomplished through three teachers and three students. The feedback forms used to get the remarks of the teachers and through the use of the content analysis method the data resolved, during the phase of evaluation of the software. In respect of the analyses carried out, the practice has been considered as rather effective and applicable and useful by the teachers attended this pilot case study. The process confirming the results of the case study carried out by the teachers, according to the afore stated study, the results have been successful and the targeted notions have also been learned, which made the students feel that all these practices worked! It could easily be said that the software developed is both useful and applicable, moreover, the trainings committed conveniently have rather been effective.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2017.01247a

EURASIA J Math Sci and Tech Ed, 2017 - Volume 13 Issue 6, pp. 2683-2699

Publication date: 18 Apr 2017

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