Essays about: "learning disabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 essays containing the words learning disabilities.

  1. 1. DigiJag: A participatory design of an e-learning and social platform accessible to users with moderate intellectual disabilities

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Nikolaos Syropoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: Digital education provides lifelong learning opportunities and acquisition of new skills and the importance of developing flexible e-learning platforms, taking into account the endusers’ needs and experiences, is high. People with intellectual disabilities are the most likely group to encounter challenges related to school while they are underrepresented in studies in web accessibility and digital education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of Furniture for the Informal Learning Environments : Development of an inclusive furniture for Next Education in collaboration with Kinnarps AB

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Bertilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Learning environment; Informal learning; Inclusive education; Sustainability; Industrial Design Engineering; Product development; Furniture design; Human-centered design; Lärmiljö; Informellt lärande; Inkludering; Hållbarhet; Teknisk Design; Produktutveckling; Möbeldesign; Användarcentrerad design;

    Abstract : The learning environment is one of our most important workplaces. It is mainly a workplace for students, but also teachers and other staff. It is the environment that these people are surrounded by every day, which makes the physical environment and physical products really important. READ MORE

  3. 3. DigiJag : A participatory design of an e-learning and social platform accessible to users with moderate intellectual disabilities

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Nikolaos Syropoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: Digital education provides lifelong learning opportunities and acquisition of new skills and the importance of developing flexible e-learning platforms, taking into account the end- users’ needs and experiences, is high. People with intellectual disabilities are the most likely group to encounter challenges related to school while they are underrepresented in studies in web accessibility and digital education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational reading for youths with special needs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Robin Rubindal; [2020]
    Keywords : computer science; gamification; reading comprehension;

    Abstract : Children with intellectual disabilities often struggle with reading, and traditional ways of learning can be frustrating and difficult. This thesis investigates the ability to adapt gaming as a more creative and engaging way for these children to practice sentence structure and reading comprehension. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dyscalculia/Dyslexia - A Dichotomy?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS); Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Erik Andersson; Soha Abdelmalek; [2020]
    Keywords : Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Mathematics; Mathematical Sciences; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this article, we analyse similarities and differences in and between two very topical issues in today's learning disabilities, namely dyscalculia and dyslexia. More precisely, we introduce the nature of mathematics as science, which - of course - is the essence of the matter. READ MORE