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Design and implementation of a software for teaching health related topics to deaf students: the first experience in iran.

Ahmadi M, Abbasi M, Bahaadinbeigy K - Acta Inform Med (2015)

Bottom Line: After training videos recorded, videos edited and the required software has been created in stages.Expected Features of the software was including the use of sign language, lip reading, pictures, animations and simple and short subtitles.Based on the results of interviews and interest of educators and students to using of educational software for deaf health problems, we can use this software to help Teachers and student's families to education and promotion the health of deaf students for learn effectively.

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Affiliation: School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran Universities of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Deaf are not able to communicate with other community members due to hearing impaired. Providing health care for deaf is more complex because of their communication problems. Multimedia tools can provide multiple tangible concepts (movie, subtitles, and sign language) for the deaf and hard of hearing. In this study, identify the priority health needs of deaf students in primary schools and health education software has been created.

Method: Priority health needs and software requirements were identified through interviews with teachers in primary schools in Tehran. After training videos recorded, videos edited and the required software has been created in stages.

Results: As a result, health care needs, including: health, dental, ear, nails, and hair care aids, washing hands and face, the corners of the bathroom. Expected Features of the software was including the use of sign language, lip reading, pictures, animations and simple and short subtitles.

Discussion: Based on the results of interviews and interest of educators and students to using of educational software for deaf health problems, we can use this software to help Teachers and student's families to education and promotion the health of deaf students for learn effectively.

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Design and implementation of a software for teaching health related topics to deaf students: the first experience in iran.

Ahmadi M, Abbasi M, Bahaadinbeigy K - Acta Inform Med (2015)

Tooth brushing and flossing - animation
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4430007&req=5

Figure 3: Tooth brushing and flossing - animation
Mentions: Tooth brushing and flossing, due to their importance, were presented by using animation too (Figure 3).

Bottom Line: After training videos recorded, videos edited and the required software has been created in stages.Expected Features of the software was including the use of sign language, lip reading, pictures, animations and simple and short subtitles.Based on the results of interviews and interest of educators and students to using of educational software for deaf health problems, we can use this software to help Teachers and student's families to education and promotion the health of deaf students for learn effectively.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran Universities of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Deaf are not able to communicate with other community members due to hearing impaired. Providing health care for deaf is more complex because of their communication problems. Multimedia tools can provide multiple tangible concepts (movie, subtitles, and sign language) for the deaf and hard of hearing. In this study, identify the priority health needs of deaf students in primary schools and health education software has been created.

Method: Priority health needs and software requirements were identified through interviews with teachers in primary schools in Tehran. After training videos recorded, videos edited and the required software has been created in stages.

Results: As a result, health care needs, including: health, dental, ear, nails, and hair care aids, washing hands and face, the corners of the bathroom. Expected Features of the software was including the use of sign language, lip reading, pictures, animations and simple and short subtitles.

Discussion: Based on the results of interviews and interest of educators and students to using of educational software for deaf health problems, we can use this software to help Teachers and student's families to education and promotion the health of deaf students for learn effectively.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus