Improving the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties by introducing an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit

Ria Kicken, Elise Ernes, Ilja Hoogenberg-Engbers, Gloria Gomez

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Resumé

The paper reports on case studies in which an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit was incorporated as a didactic tool in the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties. The Kit was introduced to replace methods such as topic webs, or complement others such as conversation exchange. Three pilots were carried out between 2012 and 2015, with escalating numbers in participation and duration. The paper focuses on the teachers, their training, implementation, and their motivations for incorporating concept mapping in interactive learning language. The outcomes report on how the teachers’ practice has been transformed and improved. The children’s perspective on the topic comes through in the teachers’ opinions. Concept mapping turned out to enhance meaning negotiation, active inquiry and collaboration during teaching interactive learning language. Teachers reported that it had great impact on children’s language development, vocabulary and spontaneous speech, while it had minimal impact on the way activities were performed in everyday classes.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelInnovating with Concept Mapping : Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping
RedaktørerAlberto Cañas, Priit Reiska, Joseph Novak
ForlagSpringer
Publikationsdato2016
Sider112-127
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-319-45500-6
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-319-45501-3
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016
Begivenhed7th International Conference on Concept Mapping - Tallinn, Estland
Varighed: 5. sep. 20169. sep. 2016
Konferencens nummer: 7

Konference

Konference7th International Conference on Concept Mapping
Nummer7
LandEstland
ByTallinn
Periode05/09/201609/09/2016
NavnCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Vol/bind635
ISSN1865-0929

Fingeraftryk

Teaching
language
teacher
teacher training
didactics
learning
vocabulary
conversation
participation

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Kicken, R., Ernes, E., Hoogenberg-Engbers, I., & Gomez, G. (2016). Improving the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties by introducing an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit. I A. Cañas, P. Reiska, & J. Novak (red.), Innovating with Concept Mapping: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping (s. 112-127). Springer. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Bind. 635 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45501-3_9
Kicken, Ria ; Ernes, Elise ; Hoogenberg-Engbers, Ilja ; Gomez, Gloria. / Improving the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties by introducing an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit. Innovating with Concept Mapping: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping. red. / Alberto Cañas ; Priit Reiska ; Joseph Novak. Springer, 2016. s. 112-127 (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Bind 635).
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Improving the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties by introducing an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit. / Kicken, Ria; Ernes, Elise; Hoogenberg-Engbers, Ilja; Gomez, Gloria.

Innovating with Concept Mapping: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping. red. / Alberto Cañas; Priit Reiska; Joseph Novak. Springer, 2016. s. 112-127 (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Bind 635).

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Kicken R, Ernes E, Hoogenberg-Engbers I, Gomez G. Improving the teaching of children with severe speech-language difficulties by introducing an Authoring Concept Mapping Kit. I Cañas A, Reiska P, Novak J, red., Innovating with Concept Mapping: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping. Springer. 2016. s. 112-127. (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Bind 635). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45501-3_9