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Society@school: Towards an e-Inclusion App for Social Reading

  • Longo Lucia
  • Guercio Elena
  • Tedde Alessandra
  • Belluati Maurizio
  • Actis-Grosso Rossana
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8524)

Abstract

Society@school, a Telecom-Italia Social Reading application designed as a tool for education (presented in its first version at HCI International 2013) turned out to be a useful tool for students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD). Social reading could be a way to compensate some SLD, such as dyslexia, allowing a real inclusion of these students in the school system. The design process, aimed at including specific design requirements for SLD students with a user-centered design approach, is presented.

Keywords

Social reading User Experience School User Interface Social Inclusion SLD Constructivism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Longo Lucia
    • 1
  • Guercio Elena
    • 2
  • Tedde Alessandra
    • 3
  • Belluati Maurizio
    • 2
  • Actis-Grosso Rossana
    • 3
  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoItaly
  2. 2.Telecom Italia S.p.A. TorinoItaly
  3. 3.Università degli Studi di MilanoBicoccaItaly

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