Mobile Learning as Teaching Aid and Learning Media for Special Teacher of Deaf Students
Elsa Efrina1, Zulmiyetri2, Grahita Kusumastuti3
1Elsa Efrina*, Department of Special Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
2Zulmiyetri, Department of Special Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
3Grahita Kusumastuti, Department of Special Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on July 05, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on July 07, 2020. | Manuscript published on July 15, 2020. | PP: 28-30 | Volume-4 Issue-11, July 2020. | Retrieval Number: K10400741120/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.K1040.0741120
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Abstract: This study aims to develop learning media android based which can be used by teachers of special schools to teach a special program for deaf children. This research uses a qualitative approach. Data collected by conducting interviews with the teachers about the obstacles, desires and media needs of the teacher in teaching auditory perception and communication programs. While the data for developing the media was conducted through focus group discussion. Data results of the focus group discussion were analyzed in the reduction and concluded to be the basis of the development of the media. Based on the results, it can be concluded that mobile learning is the alternative media to learn and helps teachers in teaching auditory perception and communication programs to deaf children.
Keywords: Android, assistive technology, auditory perception and communication programs, hearing impairment, mobile learning.