Blind Students´ Learning Experiences–Challenges and Opportunities in Design for Inclusion

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 444)


This paper presents the results of a systematic review of the literature to identify how human-computer interaction (HCI) contributes for learning experience of blind students. The motivation for this study arises from the growth of the participation of students with disabilities in distance learning courses, the projection of increased development of learning objects and multimedia for use in these courses, therefore, requiring care for accessibility. The information gathered reveal thoughts about student’s experience and have resulted in recommendations and proposals with a view to enhancing inclusion.


Blind. Learning experiences Instructional design Human-computer interaction Systematic review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSCPrograma de Pós Graduação Em Engenharia E Gestão Do Conhecimento – PPEGC/UFSC Campus Universitário – TrindadeFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPEPrograma de Pós Graduação Em DesignPorto AlegreBrazil

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