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This paper is a literature review of studies and articles done in both fields in order to expose the characteristics of interactive video and the learning characteristics of mentally retarded students to the reader. This paper will also address the instructional design process. There are some special considerations that need to be made when designing instruction for the handicapped learner. A selection model has been included to further aid the reader in the decision to use interactive video by bringing some alternatives to light. Interactive video is but a single component in the larger instructional program. Therefore, other elements of the instructional design will affect the decision to use interactive video or not.

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Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Sharon E. Smaldino

Second Advisor

Robert R. Hardman


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