Integrating Collaborative Aspects in the Design an Interactive System in Teaching of Literacy to Children with Moderate Cognitive Impairment

  • Catalina Ruiz VergaraEmail author
  • Sandra Patricia Cano Mazuera
  • Alvaro Felipe Bacca Maya
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 847)


This research is presented to develop an interactive system integrating collaborative aspects, which can support in teaching of literacy as well as encouraging teamwork and enrichment of learning processes following a teaching method called ABCD-Spanish (in Spanish ABCD-Español) applied in children with moderate cognitive disabilities. The User Centered Design (UCD) methodology is applied to an interactive system that involves physical and digital elements in an interactive way, which can motivate to the child during the learning process, as well as provide constant feedback on the achievements obtained and the things that should be improved. This methodology guides the design according to the information obtained from the user, this makes the person the center of the design process. This project is presented like an inclusion opportunity for a group of people who deserve a quality education too. This research shows how the technology can be a tool to create new options and opportunities for everybody.


Moderate cognitive impairment Collaborative learning ABCD-Español method Literacy 



To the Tobias Emanuel Institution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Group LIDISUniversidad San Buenaventura CaliCaliColombia

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