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How People Learn [chapter]

Jeroen van Merriënboer
2016 The Wiley Handbook of Learning Technology  
It would be naïve to assume that the point we have reached now represents the pinnacle of achievement for learning technology.  ...  Many have adopted him as the patron saint of learning technology.  ...  They suggest that good practice-in this case, best ethical practice-requires them to have a critical understanding of civic professionalism.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118736494.ch2 fatcat:tub6vvlt3vhd7expymkt4p4wgi

ICT-enabled self-determination, disability and young people

Edgar Pacheco
2020 Figshare  
This finding expands the understanding of the implications of new technologies for young people with disabilities' personal development and the enhancement of self-determination.  ...  Research and practice about self-determination in the context of disability has centred on teaching skills and providing support to help people with impairments to be independent.  ...  While consensus about the role of ICTs is still pending, it seems that technology can have, as Tilley (2009) calls it, a double-edged sword effect on people with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12003975 fatcat:63hnanuqyrcbxdiscync36x7hu

Making Virtual Learning Environments Accessible to People with Disabilities in Universities in Uganda

Rehema Baguma, Maria K. Wolters
2021 Frontiers in Computer Science  
aspects of life, and the benefits of blended learning/eLearning. eLearning is of particular benefit to people with disabilities, since they may find it difficult to attend classes on a university campus  ...  In stark contrast, there is no investigation of accessibility to people with disabilities, even though about 12.4% of the population have some form of disability.  ...  RECOMMENDATIONS Policy-Level There is need to give more visibility to people with disabilities in ICT policies in order to cover key issues that affects them regarding use of ICTs and ICT enabled services  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomp.2021.638275 fatcat:bypfcencwjghndglt23xhpaeue


2009 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine  
However, he came to believe that conventional semiconductor technologies were inadequate for the imple mentation of high-quality p a s s i v e components, although they were good at being "active" in providing  ...  active power and leakage, and practical techniques to reduce it.  ...  A good rule of thumb is to use the longer word only if it adds color or clarity. So why "utilize" when you can simply "use"?  ... 
doi:10.1109/mssc.2009.934603 fatcat:d354tf5ypbe5lmfclqwxxhf7se

Empowerment by Digital Media of People with Disabilities [chapter]

Christian Bühler, Bastian Pelka
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Peer support could be understood as a second dimension: Social media can empower people to act as social innovators and help people with disabilities.  ...  The paper differentiates three dimensions of access for eInclusion instruments: Firstly, digital media are understood as environments that offer multiple channels for interaction between persons with disabilities  ...  The Digital Society -Potentials and Barriers for People with Disabilities Computers are widely accepted as instruments for people with disabilities supporting their ADL (activities of daily living) tasks  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08596-8_4 fatcat:dba2o7e375dlpmkdghphxzzl64

E-Leaning and the Needs of People with Language Problems in Nigeria

MC Egenti
2012 UJAH Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities  
On the basis of this analysis, the paper not only recommends the recognition of such people but also indicates the means of catering for their e-learning needs.  ...  However, this paper examines the NITDA act of 2007 with a view to ascertaining how it has catered for the e-learning needs of those with language problems.  ...  web access for people with disability (Yusuf and Yusuf, 2009) Language Comprehension Problems and Possible Assistive ICT Solutions People who have hearing impairment also have their ICT needs.  ... 
doi:10.4314/ujah.v13i1.3 fatcat:7qnfwxlaj5gs5aajmfbcpj5vte

How do People with Disability Use and Experience Virtual Worlds and ICT: A Literature Review

Karen Stendal
2012 Journal of Virtual Worlds Research  
There is wide agreement that information and communication technology (ICT) is a valuable tool for people with disability.  ...  Several research disciplines have focused on how people with disability can take advantage of the technology available for social, educational and personal purposes.  ...  In addition, I would like to thank the reviewers and editor from JVWR for their good and constructive input for improving the paper during the review process.  ... 
doi:10.4101/jvwr.v5i1.6173 fatcat:syhvioq2vjeollf2jyxblnx2oe

Barriers to the Creation and Use of an Accessible Web Portal for People with Learning Disabilities

Peter Williams
2011 International Journal of Education  
This paper describes a research project which developed a Web Portal around 'transition' (the move from school to 'adult' life) for people with Learning Disabilities (LD), their families and 'supporters  ...  It discusses, in particular, the barriers to successful exploitation of the Internet, and information technology in general, that present themselves for this cohort of users.  ...  have been instrumental in its development and success in providing a platform and a means by which people with learning disabilities may be empowered both by creating and consulting information about  ... 
doi:10.5296/ije.v3i2.1283 fatcat:inycnynvwveppf7oubecx6qvk4

Exploring Information and Communication Technology Access and Awareness Among People with Disabilities [article]

James Harvey Maceda, Alexander G. Flor
2021 Zenodo  
For instance, an improvement to Assistive Technologies (AT) will greatly help in narrowing the disability divide and providing more ICT-related opportunities for PWD.  ...  While the study focuses on PWD, it can also help people without disabilities by realizing how important ICT access is.  ...  Possible Advantages of Importance of ICT ICT Access to Access to People with People with Disability Disability Accessing ICT [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Struggles and Discrimination of PWD in accessing ICT Figure  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5731263 fatcat:dayhvwijtbcnvk4mrkyntzcogi

E-accessibility Analysis in User Experience for People with Disabilities

Azizah Yusril
2020 Indonesian Journal of Disability Studies  
The subjects involved in this study were people with disabilities. Data obtained by conducting a literature study.  ...  The purpose of writing this article is to know e-accessibility for users with disabilities. This study uses a descriptive research methodology with a qualitative approach.  ...  E-Accessibility E-accessibility refers to the ease of use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) such as the internet by people with disabilities (WHO, 2013).  ... 
doi:10.21776/ub.ijds.2019.007.01.12 fatcat:ulua3nnbb5btlixpkg7ofzc3ha

Technological Ecosystems That Support People With Disabilities: Multiple Case Studies

Maria Soledad Ramirez-Montoya, Paloma Anton-Ares, Javier Monzon-Gonzalez
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
Advances in technology, research development, and teaching practices have brought improvements in the training, levels of autonomy, and quality of life of people who need support and resources appropriate  ...  The results yielded various technological ecosystems that support people with disabilities, deliver the help they need to improve their health, and provide enjoyable user experiences.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the technical support of Writing Lab, Institute for the Future of Education, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico, in the production of this work.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.633175 pmid:33716900 pmcid:PMC7947206 fatcat:y3glpzgzmvh65ngv6ux72tsyza

The Usability of ICT Technologies in Enhancing Gospel Preaching To People with Disabilities in Rwandan Churches

Samuel Kabera
2022 International Journal of Scientific Research and Management  
Keywords: people; disability; church; pastoral care; African church; African communities; Accessibility; Inclusion of people with disabilities; Caring for people with disabilities; The church and people  ...  The Church of Christ worldwide, as well as African cultural setting, has always cared for people with disability.  ...  There is a need to improve pastors' skills and knowledge through trainings, provision of ICT technologies for learners with learning disabilities to them and so by practicing on the available technologies  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijsrm/v10i5.el02 fatcat:j22xxu5blrautdwgqu7boldelm

Exploration of ICT Appropriation by Disabled People and its Effect on the Self-Perceived Normalcy

2022 International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction  
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are omnipresent and define the interactions in society. Within society, there are vulnerable groups of people for whom ICT use is more challenging.  ...  The study allows to propose a model of ICT use and effects for disabled people, integrating several types of disabilities.  ...  Learning and Adaptation Skills Learning costs exist if people want to use ICTs adequately and experience their benefits. Such learning costs might be amplified by a disability. This is true for H.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijthi.293190 fatcat:6halxwtiyzbhvggx3xd6fm3are

Distance Education For People With Visual Impairments

Maria Liakou, Evaggelia Manousou
2015 European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning  
This paper studies the standards of higher Distance Education, focusing on the Hellenic Open University, for people who have visual impairments, so that it becomes fully accessible and thus helps reduce  ...  Specifically, it aims to study the operational context of Distance Education, the possibilities that modern technology provides the educational needs of the visually impaired and the factors that prevent  ...  Introduction Distance learning constitutes a method suitable for people with disabilities and, more particularly, for people with a visual impairment, as it can contribute to their easier integration into  ... 
doi:10.1515/eurodl-2015-0005 fatcat:7alk2wwyzfc55jgfvlhfycembi

A Systematic Literature Review of the Application of Information Communication Technology for Visually Impaired People

Md Mahfuz Ashraf, Najmul Hasan, Lundy Lewis, Md Rashadul Hasan, Pradeep Ray
2017 International Journal of Disability Mangement Research  
Although information communication technology (ICT) has great potential to support the inclusion of VI people in educational, social and workforce settings, there are far fewer ICT projects for VI people  ...  Three emergent topics for VI people are (a) assistive technology, (b) e-accessibility, and (c) virtual interfaces.  ...  practices and assist in learning for VI people. r ICT can empower people with disabilities and assist in creating skills that increase education to gain fulfilling employment.  ... 
doi:10.1017/idm.2016.6 fatcat:mtbgxme2bng2viao2di2ova4ti
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