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Assistive contents for hearing-impaired people


Abdul Mutalib, Ariffin and Syed Yahya, Syarifah Nadia and Ab Salam, Sobihatun Nur and Ahmad, Mazida and Mahmuddin, Massudi (2014) Assistive contents for hearing-impaired people. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2014 (KMICe2014), 12-15 August 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper reports an ongoing study on designing a learning content for hearing-impaired people. Since teaching hearing-impaired people orally is too burdening, both the teachers and students, an alternative has to be provided. Hence, the idea of providing contents in electronic means came into consideration.It is useful, because the hearing-impaired students could utilize the contents on their own pace.Understanding their limitations, this study attempts to gather the preferences by the hearing-impaired people.Hence, a series of interviews were conducted, assisted by a sign language interpreter.Based on the findings from the interviews, the contents were story-boarded. It was used for gathering feedback from the users. When the most preferred layout was determined, the content was developed, and tested with the users. It was found that the proposed requirements are able to make hearing-impaired happy to learn with the material, which is called Assistive Content for Hearing-impaired (AC4HI) people.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078937 Organized by: School of Computing, UUM CAS, Universiti Utara Malaysia,
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hearing-impaired, sign language,learning.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Dr. Ariffin Abdul Mutalib
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2015 07:37
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2016 02:10
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/14718

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