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Information Design on the Adaptation of Evaluation Processes’ Images to People with Visual Impairment

  • Fernanda Domingues
  • Emilia Christie Picelli Sanches
  • Claudia Mara Scudelari de Macedo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10907)

Abstract

It is a right for people with visual impairment to have access to tests and evaluation processes of various kinds. That way, adapted tests must present themselves in a way that visually impaired candidates can demonstrate their knowledge in the same way as the others. In this context, the importance of adapting images and complex information to an adequate comprehension of the questions is highlighted. The aim of this present paper is to explore the adaptation processes of tests for people with visual impairment, as well as to explore the role of information design on the production of tactile images to assist the evaluation process. Through a literature review, this paper presents five examples of tests applied to visually impaired candidates, focusing on the way tactile images were presented and how the candidates participated on the process. As a result, the importance of the adapted image as well as the need of evaluation processes that explore diversified means of comprehension is verified.

Keywords

Information design Evaluation processes Images Visual impairment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernanda Domingues
    • 1
  • Emilia Christie Picelli Sanches
    • 1
  • Claudia Mara Scudelari de Macedo
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of Paraná, UFPRCuritibaBrazil

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