Game-assisted vocational training

Chong, S., Cao, Q. and Cai, Y. (2021) Game-assisted vocational training. In: Cai, Y. and Cao, Q. (eds.) When VR Serious Games Meet Special Needs Education: Research, Development and Their Applications. Series: Gaming media and social effects. Springer: Singapore, pp. 129-142. ISBN 9789813369412 (doi:10.1007/978-981-33-6942-9_8)

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Abstract

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to variety of developmental disorders that result in challenges in social and communication abilities and repetitive behaviours. While there is no cure for ASD at this moment, it is possible to improve on their area of weaknesses. As of now, therapy is commonly used to improve on the execution skills of children diagnosed with ASD. However, this requires resources, such as time and money, of both the children and the trainers. Game-assisted learning has shown potential to develop the execution skills of children with ASD. This research work covers the design and the usage of serious games to improve children’s general execution skills, particularly on basic vocational tasks.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cao, Dr Qi
Authors: Chong, S., Cao, Q., and Cai, Y.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:9789813369412
Published Online:05 May 2021

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