Multimedia Technology for Social Skills
Lianne Pfister, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Wii gaming technology was used with regular/special needs students for training, implementation, and practice of social skills. Multimedia technolgy and multiple intelligence theory provides new tools and avenues for learning. Students are highly motivated to utlize technologies that they are familiar and comfortable with to learn new skills. Results will be discussed which indicate increased collaboration and social skills, self-regulation, and self-concept.
Pfister, L. (2010). Multimedia Technology for Social Skills. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2035-2048). San Diego, CA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/33661/.