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Dyslexia baca’ mobile app - the learning ecosystem for dyslexia

Mohd. Daud, Salwani and Abas, Hafiza (2013) Dyslexia baca’ mobile app - the learning ecosystem for dyslexia. In: 2nd international Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies, 2013, Kuching, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACSAT.2013.87


Children with Dyslexia are having language learning disorder and makes them difficult mastering the skill to read, spell and write. Although their cognitive capability is adequate, they faced difficulty in learning to read via conventional instruction approach. This paper presents a mobile application known as 'Dyslexia Baca' specifically developed to help dyslexic children to recognize and distinguish letter p, q, b, d, m, and w. The main objective for the first version of 'Dyslexia Baca' is to assist alphabet recognition, with that they are motivated to learn and can recall the information in a fun and exciting way. 'Dyslexia Baca' is developed in Malay language using multisensory approach and it is an appropriate and suitable learning ecosystem for dyslexic children. From the heuristic evaluation conducted on seven multimedia experts, it was agreed that 'Dyslexia Baca' is well designed in the aspects of content and approach, multimedia elements and general items like interesting, user friendly, attractive, valuable and supportive with mean score of 4.4 to 4.8.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:dyslexia, ecosystems
Subjects:L Education
Divisions:Advanced Informatics School
ID Code:39621
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:30 Jun 2014 07:55
Last Modified:22 Oct 2017 23:59

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