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Initial Investigation on Affective 4D Mathematics Model for Low Vision Learners (AM4LV)

  • Nurulnadwan AzizEmail author
  • Ariffin Abdul Mutalib
  • Siti Zulaiha Ahmad
  • Sobihatun Nur Abdul Salam
  • Nur Hazwani Mohamad Roseli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11870)

Abstract

Towards digital innovation for society 5.0, Mathematics plays roles as a very important subject to trigger critical thinking among students including low vision. Unfortunately, in this digital era, low vision learners still face difficulties in learning Mathematics as they have to adapt the mainstream pedagogical approach, which is totally inappropriate with their learning needs. Most previous studies reveal that low vision learners are lacking in terms of positive interactions that promote two-way communications between teachers and students. The scarcity of this aspect must be challenging for low vision learners because of their limitation in eyesight, which affects their stimulation in learning Mathematics. Therefore, the main aim of this study is to investigate the availability and the needs of affective content particularly in Mathematics specifically for low vision learners. To achieve that, user-centered design approach has been adapted. Mathematics and low vision teachers have been selected as the subjects of this study. Accordingly, the findings of this study reveal that affective content particularly in Mathematics is not yet exist, and that the need for it is urgent.

Keywords

Human computer interaction Interaction design User-centered design approach Assistive Technology Low vision 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This study is supported by Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (grant number: FRGS/1/2018/ICT01/UUM/02/1) provided by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. It is registered with SO code 14197.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nurulnadwan Aziz
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ariffin Abdul Mutalib
    • 2
  • Siti Zulaiha Ahmad
    • 1
  • Sobihatun Nur Abdul Salam
    • 2
  • Nur Hazwani Mohamad Roseli
    • 1
  1. 1.Universiti Teknologi MARAShah AlamMalaysia
  2. 2.Institute of Creative Humanities, Multimedia, and Innovation, School of Multimedia Technology and InnovationUniversiti Utara MalaysiaChanglunMalaysia

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