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DOI:   10.3217/jucs-020-10-1499


ICTs, Mobile Learning and Social Media to Enhance Learning for Attention Difficulties

Athanasios S. Drigas (NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Greece)

Rodi-Eleni Ioannidou (NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Greece)

Georgia Kokkalia (NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Greece)

Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece)

Abstract: Recent development in the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) at the field of special education is thought significant. ICT nowadays is recognized as a tool that can foster the knowledge and the experiences in the areas of needs it serves as it is considered significant for teaching and learning process. In the last decade, a number of studies have demonstrated the benefits of various forms of ICTs tools for children with attention difficulties and hyperactivity disorders (ADHD). These tools can be employed to facilitate and train young learners, as well as can help them to increase their quality of life and functional independence. In this paper we present a brief review of the most representative research papers for computer-based applications for diagnosis and intervention purposes included the mobile learning and social media for technology enhanced learning for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Keywords: ADHD, ICT, diagnosis, education, intervention, mobile learning, social media

Categories: H.4, H.m, L.0, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.5, L.6