Inspecting the Quality of Educational Video Artefacts Employed in Speech-Language Pathology Telerehabilitation: A Pilot Study

  • Dijana Plantak VukovacEmail author
  • Tihomir Orehovački
  • Tatjana Novosel-Herceg
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9739)


Information and communication technology, particularly multimedia technology and the Internet, are commonly employed in the assessment, treatment and education of speech-language and communication disorders. Considering that video artefacts supplement or replace the speech therapist and can be used in both synchronous and asynchronous settings, they represent an important part of an online therapy. This paper presents a part of an ongoing research regarding the use of video in speech-language online therapy. The aim of the paper is threefold. First, we describe how video artefacts have been designed in accordance with the principles of multimedia learning and subsequently employed in telerehabilitation of pediatric speech disorder (dyslalia). Second, we introduce a set of quality attributes which significantly affect the success of the implementation of educational video artefacts in speech-language pathology (SLP) online therapies. Finally, we present and discuss the results of a pilot study carried out with an objective to examine the perceived quality of educational video artefacts applied in SLP telerehabilitation.


Quality evaluation Educational video artefacts Speech-language pathology telerehabilitation Dyslalia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dijana Plantak Vukovac
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tihomir Orehovački
    • 2
  • Tatjana Novosel-Herceg
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Organization and InformaticsUniversity of ZagrebVaraždinCroatia
  2. 2.Department of Information and Communication TechnologiesJuraj Dobrila University of PulaPulaCroatia
  3. 3.VaLMod Speech-Language Pathology CentreVaraždinCroatia

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