The Efficacy of a Programme Utilizing Digital Learning Technology in Fostering the Life Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities

Authors

  • Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh

Keywords:

Abha Governorate; digital learning technology life skills; students with learning disabilities

Abstract

The main aim of this research was to determine how the effectiveness of a programme that uses digital learning technology enhances the life skills of students who have learning disabilities. The research was conducted over a period of one month on a group of 32 students affiliated to educational institutions in the Governorate of Abha, Saudi Arabia. Sixteen individuals were assigned to each of an the experimental and a control group. The experimental group outperformed the control group on post-tests measuring social skills, independence skills, and emotional skills. There was no statistically significant disparity observed in the life skills scores between the experimental group and the control group at either the follow-up evaluation or the immediate post-intervention phase. The hypothesis posits that students' likelihood of experiencing sudden or premature departure decreases when they have the opportunity to practice and enhance their cognitive and practical abilities across various curriculum-defined situations.

https://doi.org/10.26803/ijlter.23.4.2

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2024-04-30

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