Development and Evaluation of a Computer-Animated Tutor for Vocabulary and Language Learning in Children with Autism

@article{Bosseler2003DevelopmentAE,
  title={Development and Evaluation of a Computer-Animated Tutor for Vocabulary and Language Learning in Children with Autism},
  author={Alexis N Bosseler and Dominic W. Massaro},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={653-672}
}
Using our theoretical framework of multimodal processing, we developed and evaluated a computer-animated tutor, Baldi, to teach vocabulary and grammar for children with autism. Baldi was implemented in a Language Wizard/Player, which allows easy creation and presentation of a language lesson involving the association of pictures and spoken words. The lesson plan includes both the identification of pictures and the production of spoken words. In Experiment 1, eight children were given initial… Expand
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