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Model for Generation of Profiles for Persons with Disabilities in e-Learning Environments

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Education is a fundamental human right recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Current e-Learning environments enable education at large scale with reduced costs. Unfortunately, persons with disabilities (PWD) experience barriers to access these platforms and the educational resources they host. To contribute with solving this problem, this study presents a model for the generation of profiles for PWD in e-Learning environments. The model proposed in this study allows registering accessibility needs and preferences regarding the use of different sensory modes for the perception and understanding of information depending on the current life situation of the PWD. The model is based on the specification IMS Access for All 3.0 PNP and the standard ISO/IEC 24751-2. The validation of the model was carried out with a high-fidelity functional prototype that was tested with automated tools and by users with blindness, low vision and color blindness.

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Sanchez-Gordon, S., Jadán-Guerrero, J., Arias-Flores, H., Nunes, I.L. (2020). Model for Generation of Profiles for Persons with Disabilities in e-Learning Environments. In: Nunes, I. (eds) Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction. AHFE 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1207. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51369-6_33

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