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Study on smart contents development directions for children with autistic disorder to enhance adaptive behavior

자폐성장애 아동의 적응행동 향상을 위한 스마트 콘텐츠 개발 방향에 대한 연구

  • Han, Dong-Wook (Smart Information System Major, Jeon-Ju University) ;
  • Kang, Min-Chae (Department of Elementary Special Education, Joong-Bu University)
  • Received : 2013.08.19
  • Accepted : 2013.10.20
  • Published : 2013.10.28

Abstract

This study aims to investigate development directions for smart contents to support enhancing adaptive behavior skills of children with autistic disorder in elementary school. AHP survey of experts including special education teachers and directors in educational institution for disability children was performed to analyze importance weight for smart contents development necessity and effectiveness in adaptive behavior skills. And the smart contents development suitability through pre-discussion for idea generation for various development method and AHP survey with smart application development experts was evaluated. The results show that the effective and suitable adaptive behavior skills for smart contents development were understanding of languaging, time management and keeping, movement skills, wearing clothes, and personal hygiene in order of importance. Based on this study, education authorities should make an effort not to develop fragmentary educational smart contents but to support development of smart contents and service systems with better effectiveness and usability to meet demand for special education teachers and parents considering characteristics of children with autism.

Keywords

Adaptive behavior skills;AHP;smart contents;special education;special education teachers