Design and construction of a device for facilitating the learning of Braille literacy system

  • Katherin Duarte-Barón Universidad Santo Tomás. Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • Julieth X. Pabón Universidad Santo Tomás. Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • Reynaldo Claros Universidad Santo Tomás. Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • Jhon J. Gil Universidad Santo Tomás. Bucaramanga, Colombia

Resumen

This paper describes the design and implementation of a mechatronic device to facilitate learning of Braille literacy system, aimed primarily at children between 4 and 8 years, taking into account physical and functional aspects that guarantee comfort, motivation, permanence and accessibility Braille language. The device communicates wirelessly with a computer and it is integrated with software that serves as a tutor, telling the user that the character is being studied by an audible signal, evaluating what he writes emitting a sound of right or wrong and showing on the monitor for support staff / teacher supervises learning. The functionality of the equipment was validated visually impaired children

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Publicado
2016-01-19
Como citar
DUARTE-BARÓN, Katherin et al. Design and construction of a device for facilitating the learning of Braille literacy system. INGENIERÍA Y COMPETITIVIDAD, [S.l.], v. 18, n. 1, p. 77-90, ene. 2016. ISSN 2027-8284. Disponible en: <http://revistaingenieria.univalle.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria_y_competitividad/article/view/2179>. Fecha de acceso: 18 nov. 2017 doi: https://doi.org/10.25100/iyc.v18i1.2179.

Palabras clave

Aprendizaje autónomo, dispositivo mecatrónico, enseñanza braille, software tutor.