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What help do older people need?

Dennis Maciuszek, Johan Aberg, Nahid Shahmehri
2005 Proceedings of the 7th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '05  
In times of ageing populations and shrinking care resources, electronic assistive technology (EAT) has the potential of contributing to guaranteeing frail older people a continued high quality of life.  ...  This paper provides users and designers of EAT with an instrument for choosing and producing relevant and useful EAT applications in the form of a functional design space.  ...  Björn Ahlén, who conducted the ethnographic study; Gerrit Dolle, Brigitte Wauer, and Hildegard Maciuszek, for arranging interviews; all the informants; our partners, the National Institute for the Study of  ... 
doi:10.1145/1090785.1090790 dblp:conf/assets/MaciuszekAS05 fatcat:oqx5udng3bfiln7hq6ljhg26ci

Does Online Education Need a Special Pedagogy?

Peter Serdyukov
2015 Journal of Computing and Information Technology  
major challenges is not the technology itself or its classroom applications, but the lack of sound, research-based theoretical framework as the foundation of quality online learning.  ...  The extensive integration of information technologies in teaching and learning in the 21 st century has initiated a dramatic change of educational paradigm.  ...  So, what do students need to succeed in online learning, and how can their teachers help them? Let's consider various aspects of online education. What Interferes With Quality Online Education?  ... 
doi:10.2498/cit.1002511 fatcat:yv7tbe4krrd6rcjcqwzwlv7zca

Caring Analytics for Adults With Special Needs

Marilyn Wolf, Mihaela van der Schaar, Honggab Kim, Jie Xu
2015 IEEE design & test  
with special needs.  ...  with special needs.  ...  Acknowledgment We greatly appreciate the help of Kevin Harding and Greg Wellems of Imagine! Colorado who explained to us the importance of smart homes and their needs for data analytics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mdat.2015.2441717 fatcat:thwsi23cqvfv5j5woxn7ur4qcq

Meeting the Needs of Visually Impaired People Living in Lifetime Homes

Clíona Rooney, Karim Hadjri, Máirin Rooney, Verity Faith, Keith McAllister, Cathy Craig
2016 Journal of Housing for the Elderly  
Evidence indicates a need for Policy Makers, Health Care Professionals and Housing Associations to modify practices to better meet the housing needs of visually impaired people.  ...  LTHS are a series of mandatory United Kingdom (UK) public sector housing design interventions, providing a model for ensuring accessible and adaptable homes throughout an occupant's lifespan.  ...  This paper highlights a need to review space allocation for lifetime homes and also Space is an important consideration in housing design, yet, LTHS do not refer to total floor area and storage needs  ... 
doi:10.1080/02763893.2016.1162251 fatcat:4c4oyt43o5c7lm24dwqy4jsli4

Co-production in practice: how people with assisted living needs can help design and evolve technologies and services

Joseph Wherton, Paul Sugarhood, Rob Procter, Sue Hinder, Trisha Greenhalgh
2015 Implementation Science  
First, there is a need to raise awareness and provide information to potential users of assisted living technologies (ALTs).  ...  The low uptake of telecare and telehealth services by older people may be explained by the limited involvement of users in the design.  ...  The study was funded by the Technology Strategy Board under its Assisted Living Innovation Platform.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13012-015-0271-8 pmid:26004047 pmcid:PMC4453050 fatcat:e6jcjqmrx5f23d2ei2gthvozay

Ignatian Pedagogy as a Frame for Universal Design in College: Meeting Learning Needs of Generation Z

J. Pousson, Karen Myers
2018 Education Sciences  
of education—in meeting the learning needs of today's college students, Generation Z.  ...  In viewing the principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID), both inside and outside the classroom, a direct connection may be made to the principles of Ignatian pedagogy—a 500-year old tradition  ...  A universally designed website considers the needs of all people, including individuals with disabilities, individuals older or younger than the average user, people for whom English is a second language  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci8040193 fatcat:5ratwmw6cney5jzlkk56h2obfm

10 "The Human Need to Fiddle" – Tinkering with Technology [chapter]

2021 Biohacking, Bodies and Do-It-Yourself  
A similar development is visible in the area of DIY biology and medicine: Declining prices for electronics and biotechnology make the needed equipment more accessible and affordable, for DTC uses and DIY  ...  What characterizes the use of tools and technology in DIY biology is their fluidity: Parts are recombined, 'misappropriated' in creative ways, shifting and changing in relation to the user's goals, a playful  ...  In order to do so, of course, you need to know what you are doing -a fact that helps to make the system safer.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783839460047-011 fatcat:edjv7q2jyzakliaablva5il42q

Privacy Research with Marginalized Groups: What We Know, What's Needed, and What's Next [article]

Shruti Sannon, Andrea Forte
2022 arXiv   pre-print
People who are marginalized experience disproportionate harms when their privacy is violated. Meeting their needs is vital for developing equitable and privacy-protective technologies.  ...  And, crucially, where do we go from here?  ...  The findings and recommendations in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF or the CRA.  ... 
arXiv:2206.15037v1 fatcat:krnlln2nhrayznhqoaf2b72h7e

A Study on Whether Assistive Devices Are Needed for Dementia Elderly in Dementia Day Care Centre

Nur Balqis Ahmad Safawi, Asiah Abdul Rahim, Ismawi Zen
2015 International Journal of Natural Sciences Research  
Two of the dementia day care centers were selected as the case studies. Assistive device is a tool designed to facilitate and enhance human capabilities for everyday use basis.  ...  Moreover, there are few research studies linking the needs of dementia, people and their acknowledgement of utilizing the gadgets.  ...  The evolution of modern gadgets has a high possibility in delivering a great help to people.  ... 
doi:10.18488/journal.63/2015.3.4/ fatcat:hfzzfgwtozeunf7do5hww3vwqy

Understanding the Needs of Older People: Shifting Toward More Community Based Responses

Vera Grebenc
2014 Revija za Socijalnu Politiku  
The wish of older people is to be able to keep their independent life in the community and maintain the possibility to combine a mix of help. key words: needs, research, social work, strength perspective  ...  to the needs of older people in the city.  ...  general categories applicable to the needs of all people.  ... 
doi:10.3935/rsp.v21i2.1187 fatcat:px76i2zpezhkzmuf7bakjv3oxe

ICT Solutions in the D-Sys-Com Research: Analysis of the Needs and Attitudes of the Frail Elderly Person

Stefania Pinnelli
2022 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
a profound and questioning reflection on all contexts of life, with the goal of exposing the set of disabling processes and indicating a valid support in the use of technological resources.  ...  The introduction and use of innovative technological devices to support the aging of frail elderly people does not necessarily correspond to an improvement in people's quality of life.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Chiara Ruggieri for her assistance in data acquisition and cleaning.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2022.851473 pmid:35694206 pmcid:PMC9174743 fatcat:2qj54vvo2zbnrbo5nkcjzj7p7i

Fulfilling Needs of Newly Enrolled Students: A Cultural Study of a Mobilized Guidance System

Firas Omar, Tareq Alhmiedat, Ahmad Al-Qerem
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Other difficulties are related to the lack of experience in using such technology and how far would a user trust such technology.  ...  In this research, light will be spotted on the idea of providing a guidance mobile application for the newly enrolled students to Zarqa University.  ...  ways to design mobile devices' functionalities.  ... 
doi:10.5120/17359-7822 fatcat:fnzgehrrzzdzrlor6fci3muzdm

An Investigation of the Teaching Needs of Faculty Members with regard to Technology

Afam Uzorka, Yakubu Ajiji, Menwo Ukechi Osigwe, Idoli Nwachukwu Ben
2020 International journal of technology in education and science  
To integrate technology in teaching and learning, the need arises to investigate the teaching needs of educators making the transition from a traditional to technology mediated environment.  ...  Faculty members are interested in learning how to incorporate technology in their teaching and their comments suggest their need to combine technology with principles of pedagogy, andragogy, and constructivism  ...  "I need models to look at, talk to people see what they are doing" (28).  ... 
doi:10.46328/ijtes.152 fatcat:njjljzehnzb3pcm7ldsdh7t3qq

A Research on Library Space Layout and Intelligent Optimization Oriented to Readers' Needs

Binli Gu, Kenichi Tanoue, Man Fai Leung
2022 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
A good layout can make full use of the space in the library to maximize the use of space and give readers a better sense of experience. It is better to study or work in the library.  ...  With the rapid development of the Internet age, all walks of life have been affected to a certain extent. The layout of a traditional library is an extremely important part of the library.  ...  Generally speaking, the internal space of a library building consists of several use spaces and connecting spaces. e layout must be based on the functional characteristics and needs of the library, and  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/4426091 fatcat:3hb2gy466vapzf7jszhsaizz3u

D1.1 Families_Share framework, and local and international user needs and requirements

Chiara Leonardi
2018 Zenodo  
To refine and deepen the understanding of local communities' needs and to define the services to be activated in the Families_Share platform, a co-design process was followed to actively engage the stakeholders  ...  A participatory approach has been implemented to facilitate the identification of needs within the existing communities and relevant public and private stakeholders.  ...  childcare needs, not in function of what the parent her/himself really needs.  What makes the summer holiday even harder is the fact that you have to plan your childcare a long time upfront.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3752047 fatcat:wdgqmv3lsnhjrmvzgp6zk7zq34
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