Multimedia elements of digital storytelling for Dyslexic children / Norzehan Sakamat, Siti Nabilah Sabri and Norizan Mat Diah

Sakamat, Norzehan and Sabri, Siti Nabilah and Mat Diah, Norizan (2017) Multimedia elements of digital storytelling for Dyslexic children / Norzehan Sakamat, Siti Nabilah Sabri and Norizan Mat Diah. Scientific Research Journal, 14 (2). pp. 35-48. ISSN 1675-7009

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Storytelling is considered as an interactive social arts that uses word and
gestures to reveal the elements and images of a story while engaging the
listener's imagination. Multimedia based digital storytelling learning
approach provides interesting, interactive, engaging and multisensory
learning experience to children. Children explore new experience and
scenarios as new stories are being told. This study concentrates on
determining the best combination of elementsfor designing effective digital
storytelling applications specifically for the usage of dyslexic children.
Dyslexic children are known to have a common learning difficulty that can
cause problems with reading, writing, spelling and comprehension. These
applications are design with the objective to help in improving dyslexic
children ability in readings and comprehensions. Four elements were
derived from extensive literature studies. The elements are multimedia
components, multi-sensory instructional approach, emotional design and
games design. The relationship among all the elements were determine
and described in details as it will be used to contribute to the design and
development of the application in further works. The strength of this study
is it models the combinations of technology, psychology and instructional
approach as a support componentsfor developing an effective digitalstory
telling learning application for dyslexic children.


Item Type: Article
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Sakamat, Norzehan
Sabri, Siti Nabilah
Mat Diah, Norizan
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Instruments and machines
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Digital storytelling. Interactive multimedia. Hypermedia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Research Management Centre (RMC)
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Research Journal
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Scientific Research Journal (SRJ)
ISSN: 1675-7009
Volume: 14
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 35-48
Keywords: storytelling, multimedia, multisensory, dyslexic children
Date: 2017
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