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Usability of a Video Storybook in a Pilot Health and Disability Awareness Project in Preschool
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, National Rehabilitation Hospital/Nova Southeastern University, United States ; , , National Rehabilitation Hospital, United States ; , National Rehabilitation Hospital/Georgetown University, United States ; , Nova Southeastern University, United States

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Preschool children, four- and five-year-olds, participated in usability testing of a video storybook focused on health and disability awareness and featuring a thematic scheme of navigation. Testing occurred in the naturalistic environment of the preschool classroom and was facilitated by a preschool educator serving as interactor. Peer-tutoring was also employed in testing of storybook use. Testing outcomes suggest further exploration of young children’s ability to use mouse pads for navigation. Also suggested is the development of heuristics relative to maintaining a one-to-one correspondence between story and navigation elements and between ordering of navigation elements and the temporal sequencing of elements of story.

Citation

Lauderdale, M., Ljungberg, I., Triyono, B., Libin, A. & Cohen, M. (2010). Usability of a Video Storybook in a Pilot Health and Disability Awareness Project in Preschool. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 785-794). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 26, 2020 from .

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