DAEL framework: a new adaptive e-learning framework for students with dyslexia

Alsobhi, Aisha and Khan, Nawaz and Rahanu, Harjinder (2015) DAEL framework: a new adaptive e-learning framework for students with dyslexia. In: International Conference On Computational Science, ICCS 2015 — Computational Science at the Gates of Nature, 01-03 Jun 2015, Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Abstract

This paper reports on an extensive study conducted on the existing frameworks and relevant
theories that lead to a better understanding of the requirements of an e-learning tool for people
with dyslexia. The DAEL framework has been developed with respect to four different
dimensions: presentation, hypermediality, acceptability and accessibility, and user experience.
However, there has been no research on the different types of dyslexia and the dyslexic user’s
viewpoint as they affect application design. Therefore, in this paper a framework is proposed
which would conform to the standards of acceptability and accessibility for dyslexic students.
We hypothesise that an e-learning application, which will adopt itself according to individuals’
dyslexia types, will advantage the dyslexics’ individuals in their learning process.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Procedia Computer Science, Volume 51. Elsevier.
Keywords (uncontrolled): E-learning, Dyslexic students, Hypermediality, Acceptability, Accessibility, User Experience.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 15464
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Depositing User: Aisha Alsobhi
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2015 13:58
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 17:23
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/15464

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