FINAL PROJECTRianne Links
BACKGROUNDCommunication in Multimedia Design
THE PROJECTWould there be any students interested in creatingWindows 8 apps for the children in our school?Teacher of St. ...
THE PROJECT• Windows 8 tablet from Camara Ireland• 4 children with physical disabilities• Apps to help them learn
WHY?• Request from school• Not enough relevant apps for Windows 8• Interesting research
FOR WHO?• Children between 5-7• Children with physical disabilities• At the St. Gabriel Special School
WHERE?
HOW?
HOW?
THE APP• Fine motor skill development• Sensory development• Cause and Effect to encourage communication
DESIGN ASPECTS• Reward system: Motivates• Difficulty: Not too easy, not too difficult• Intuitive task: App has to be easy to...
PROTOTYPES• Low fidelity: Sketches of app• Medium fidelity: Prototype that runs in the browser, made withthe Axure prototypi...
RESEARCH QUESTIONHow can a touch screen based technology be used in aneducational manner to support children with physical...
RESEARCH- Devided in 3 parts:1.The way in which children interact with computers2. The use of touch screen devices for chi...
USER RESEARCH• 2 days of observation in the classroom• Interview with teacher of class: Niamh Cooke•Testing of medium fidel...
WHAT’S NEXT?• Guha, M & Druin,A & Fails, J., 2008. Designing with and forchildren with special needs: an inclusionary mode...
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Presentation: Touch Screen devices in education for children with physical disabilities.

  1. 1. FINAL PROJECTRianne Links
  2. 2. BACKGROUNDCommunication in Multimedia Design
  3. 3. THE PROJECTWould there be any students interested in creatingWindows 8 apps for the children in our school?Teacher of St. Gabriels Special School
  4. 4. THE PROJECT• Windows 8 tablet from Camara Ireland• 4 children with physical disabilities• Apps to help them learn
  5. 5. WHY?• Request from school• Not enough relevant apps for Windows 8• Interesting research
  6. 6. FOR WHO?• Children between 5-7• Children with physical disabilities• At the St. Gabriel Special School
  7. 7. WHERE?
  8. 8. HOW?
  9. 9. HOW?
  10. 10. THE APP• Fine motor skill development• Sensory development• Cause and Effect to encourage communication
  11. 11. DESIGN ASPECTS• Reward system: Motivates• Difficulty: Not too easy, not too difficult• Intuitive task: App has to be easy to use for usersLovquist, E., Dreifaldt, U., 2006.The design of haptic exercise for post-stroke arm rehabilitation.
  12. 12. PROTOTYPES• Low fidelity: Sketches of app• Medium fidelity: Prototype that runs in the browser, made withthe Axure prototyping software• High fidelity: Working apps that can be used by the school
  13. 13. RESEARCH QUESTIONHow can a touch screen based technology be used in aneducational manner to support children with physicaldisabilities between the ages of 5 and 7?
  14. 14. RESEARCH- Devided in 3 parts:1.The way in which children interact with computers2. The use of touch screen devices for children with physicaldisabilities3.The support of computers in primary education
  15. 15. USER RESEARCH• 2 days of observation in the classroom• Interview with teacher of class: Niamh Cooke•Testing of medium fidelity prototype with children
  16. 16. WHAT’S NEXT?• Guha, M & Druin,A & Fails, J., 2008. Designing with and forchildren with special needs: an inclusionary model.• Marco J. & Cerezo E. & Baldasarri, S & Mazzano, E & Read, J.,2009. User-orientated Design and Tangible Interaction forkindergarten children.• Marti, O & Pollini,A & Rullo,A & Giusti, L. & Gronvall, E., 2009.Creative Interactive Play for Disabled Children.• Couse, L & chen, D, 2010. A tablet computer for young children?

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