M.Ed. (Master of Education)
Date of Award
Committee Chair or Co-Chairs
James Fox, Lori Marks
This study investigated the effects of an electronic visual activity schedule (eVAS; i.e., FIRST THEN Visual Schedule application) paired with the system of least prompts on the latency period and level of independence that a fifth-grade student with Intellectual Disability needed to transition throughout the day. Also investigated were the value that the teacher and student placed on the use of an eVAS to teach daily life and school routines instead of typical instruction (e.g., traditional visual schedule) and the student’s ability to generalize the use of the eVAS across instructors and materials (display). An ABAB single case design was used to investigate the effects of the eVAS app. Study research results indicated a functional relation between the use of the eVAS paired with the system of least prompts and the students correct responding and decreased latency. Limitations of the study and the suggestions for future research are discussed.
Thesis - Withheld
Alghamdi, Ashwag, "Effects of an Electronic Visual Activity Schedule on Independence for a Student with Severe Disability" (2019). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 3591. https://dc.etsu.edu/etd/3591
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