Smart Animals: A Smart Toy to Teach Social Life Concepts to Children With Intellectual Disability

Aydın, Cansu Çiğdem
Karasu, Necdet
Çağıltay, Kürşat


Smart toys in teaching of social studies concepts to children with intellectual disability
Ekin, Cansu Çiğdem; Tokel, Saniye Tuğba; Günel Kılıç, Banu; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2017)
In Turkey and all around the world, technology-supported learning environments for children with intellectual disability (ID) have not yet reached to a desired point and there are limited studies that investigate the effectiveness of advanced technologies in teaching social studies concepts to children with ID. For this purpose, the current study aims to investigate the effectiveness of smart toys in teaching social studies concepts to children with ID. The mentioned smart toys/technology enhanced learning ...
Smart toys for preschool children: A design and development research
KARA, NURİ; Çağıltay, Kürşat (Elsevier BV, 2020-01-01)
The purpose of this study is to devise guidelines for designing, developing, and using a smart toy for preschool children. Smart toys are technologically developed toys constructed with a meaningful purpose. This study uses the design and development research method. In the analysis phase, the smart toy developed in the pilot study was analyzed. In the design phase, focus group meetings were held with early childhood teachers to determine the objectives, story, and storyboard of the smart toy. In the develo...
Smart Cities as Drivers of a Green Economy
Balaban, Osman ( Elsevier: Academic Press, 2019-09-01)
The current economic system is highly unsustainable. It has created an economic crisis and an ecological crisis, which seriously threaten the future of our planet and societies. Both crises could be overcome by transitioning to a green economy. The green economy concept is based on the idea that the conventional model of economic development is socially and environmentally unsustainable, and argues that we should move toward a new economy, which respects natural boundaries and ecological limits, and respond...
Smart Cities and the Idea of Smartness in Urban Development - A Critical Review
Husar, Milan; Ondrejicka, Vladimir; Varis, Sila Ceren (2017-06-16)
The concept of smart cities is becoming another mantra for both developing and developed cities. For instance, Indian government in 2015 announced its objective to build one hundred smart cities all over the country. They clearly stated that they are choosing smart development as the underlying concept for their future growth as a way to foster economic development in smart way to avoid the paths of rapid industrialization and pollution of cities as it took place in Europe and United States. The first of th...
Smart Wearable Technology for Health Tracking: What Are the Factors that Affect Their Use?
Pancar, Tansu; Özkan Yıldırım, Sevgi (Springer Nature, 2021-01-01)
Wearable devices are essential tools for personalized healthcare. Their usage is steadily expanding due to increasing capabilities and levels of accuracy. They are used by consumers for numerous reasons, ranging from measuring physical activity, tracking health status or just competing with friends based on activity data. Different user groups have different motivations such as losing weight, sleep tracking, fertility tracking or gait monitoring. In recent years, capabilities of smart wearable devices incre...
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C. Ç. Aydın, N. Karasu, and K. Çağıltay, “Smart Animals: A Smart Toy to Teach Social Life Concepts to Children With Intellectual Disability,” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: