Effectiveness of Multimedia Systems in Children’s Education

  • Francisco Rebelo
  • Ernesto Filgueiras
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4566)


Presently multimedia has become part of youngsters’ daily life, although the quality is not always satisfactory. Sadly, many multimedia resources are not used as tools for socializing, transmitting knowledge and know-how for improving society. This paper presents methodological features for the development of a multimedia tool that combines Participative Design and User Centred Design methodologies, to improve knowledge in the Ergonomics and Occupational Safety and Health for children domain.


Multimedia Systems User Centred Design Participative Design Usability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco Rebelo
    • 1
  • Ernesto Filgueiras
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of Lisbon, FMH, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495-688 Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo 

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