Internet technologies & hearing loss: chatrooms

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Internet technologies & hearing loss: chatrooms

  1. 1. Internet Technologies & Hearing Loss - Chatrooms Heidi Walsh
  2. 2. <ul><li>Over the next few weeks, we will look at an Internet Technology per week including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forums  14-03-2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chatrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And how these technologies can support people with hearing loss </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chat rooms <ul><li>A service that lets two or more people ‘chat’ to each other at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>Most chat rooms are text-based and involve typing instead of talking </li></ul><ul><li>Often part of a website </li></ul><ul><li>Often need to join the chat room or website to get a username and password </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Let you talk to people with same interests as you </li></ul><ul><li>Let you share information with other people all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Break down barriers of hearing loss as no hearing required </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google to find – chat room + topic </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chat room Hi all. Just come back off my hols Bev types on her PC at home
  6. 6. Chat room Bev: Hi all. Just come back off my hols Hi all. Just come back off my hols
  7. 7. Chat room Bev: Hi all. Just come back off my hols Hi Bev. Where did you go? Mary types on her PC at home
  8. 8. Chat room Bev: Hi all. Just come back off my hols Mary: Hi Bev. Where did you go? Hi Bev. Where did you go?
  9. 9. Chat room Bev: Hi all. Just come back off my hols Mary: Hi Bev. Where did you go? Bev: South of France. Mark: I went there last year. Was fab! Whereabouts were you staying? I went there last year. Was fab! Whereabouts were you staying? Mark types on his PC at work
  10. 10. Notes <ul><li>Many chat rooms let you read what is being typed without needing to reply yourself – this is know as lurking </li></ul><ul><li>Some chat rooms let you send a message to one of the other people in the chat room privately – others in the chat room will not see it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Shorthand is common, eg: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LOL – laughs out loud </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As are smileys (or emoticons): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some chat rooms are moderated – there is someone checking what people are talking about and removing rude or inappropriate discussions </li></ul>
  12. 12. DeafandHoH.com
  13. 13. D/deaf dating – this is not a recommendation
  14. 14. <ul><li>http://www.deafandhoh.com/chatroom/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.deafs.com </li></ul>

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