Lexiroom: Web-based learning media to increase phonological awareness for Indonesian dyslexic children


  • Tita Tita Rosita Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Juntika Nurihsan Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Juhanaini Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Sunardi Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia




Dyslexia, phonological awareness, Lexiroom


Children with dyslexia may have adequate cognitive abilities but they often show considerable difficulties in reading where they are less accurate in spelling and pronouncing words. Phonological deficit is the main cause of reading disorders in dyslexic children, and hence, developing competence in phonological awareness is important to increase children's sensitivity to the structure of a word. This study aims to develop a web-based assistive technology called Lexiroom for Indonesian dyslexic children to increase their phonological awareness. This includes the aspects of syllable awareness, segmenting words into sounds, and manipulating sounds. As a preliminary study, the proposed learning media is implemented using a single subject design with a research and development approach. The results show that Lexiroom can improve the phonological awareness of a child diagnosed with dyslexia.



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How to Cite

Tita Rosita, T., Juntika Nurihsan, Juhanaini, & Sunardi. (2022). Lexiroom: Web-based learning media to increase phonological awareness for Indonesian dyslexic children. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 12(4), 302–309. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.04.31