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Developing Pedagogical Multimedia Resources Targeting Children with Special Educational Needs

  • Paloma Cantón
  • Ángel Lucas González
  • Gonzalo Mariscal
  • Carlos Ruiz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

An educational resource targeting children with learning difficulties should be based on special teaching aids to achieve its educational purposes. Teaching supported by new technologies should guarantee the accessibility of the contents introduced over the web, as well as through the use of software applications. In this paper, we present a methodology for creating such resources and its application to the Proyecto Aprender (Learn Project). This project involves developing an accessible web site targeting teachers and the public (parents, families, researchers...) generally, and developing an accessible application targeting learners in particular. The whole process of design, preparation and construction is conceived to meet learners’ special educational needs.

Keywords

Technical Developer Accessibility Guideline Special Educational Social Script Accessible Multimedia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paloma Cantón
    • 2
  • Ángel Lucas González
    • 1
  • Gonzalo Mariscal
    • 3
  • Carlos Ruiz
    • 3
  1. 1.Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Consejería de Educación de la Comunidad de Madrid 
  3. 3.SETIAM – CETTICO, Fundación General UPM.MadridSpain

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