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The main objective of LODE (LOgic-based web tool for DEaf children) project was to create a multimedia educational tool for deaf children from eight to thirteen, to help and motivate them understanding a text articulated in various temporal events linked together by causal relationships, and to promote, at the same time, the personal narrative skills.

Date: 
Thursday, 31 October, 2013
Duration: 
28 months (March 2009 - June 2010)
Partners: 
  1. FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler (coordinator)
  2. EURAC - Accademia Europea delle Scienze di Bolzano 
  3. LUB - Libera Università di Bozen - Bolzano 
  4. ABC - Associazione Onlus Abbattimento Barriere della Comunicazione

 

Funding: 
LODE received funding from Fondazione CARITRO - TN.
Publications: 

Mich, O., Pianta, E. and Mana, N. Interactive Stories and Exercises with Dynamic Feedback for Improving reading Comprehension Skills in deaf ChildrenComputers & Education Vol. 65, July 2013, 34-44.

Mich, O. E-Drawings as an Evaluation Method with Deaf Children. In Proc. of the 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - ASSETS 2011, Dundee, Scotland.

Vettori, C. and Mich, O. Supporting Deaf Children’s Reading Skills: the Many Challenges of Text Simplification. In Proc. of the 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - ASSETS 2011, Dundee, Scotland.

Mich, O. and Vettori, C. An ICT-based Application to Support Deaf Children’s Reading Comprehension Skills. In Proc. of ICT4LL, Firenze, Italy. October 2011.

Mich, O. Evaluation of Software Tools with Deaf Children. In Proc. of the Eleventh International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ACCETS 2009), Pittsburgh, USA.

Vettori, C. and Mich, O. An Internet-Based Tool for Knocking Down Deaf Children Barriers to Learning. In Proc. of the International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation ICERI 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Arfe', B., Gennari, R. and Mich, O. Evaluations of the LODE Temporal Reasoning Tool with Hearing and Deaf Children. In Proc. of the MCES 2009, AAAI 2009 Fall Symposium, USA.

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