Developing ICT skills of visually impaired learners

ŞİMŞEK O., Altun E., Ates A.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Türkiye, 4 - 08 Şubat 2010, cilt.2, ss.4655-4661 identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 2
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.745
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.4655-4661


The purpose of this study is to reveal problems that visually impaired learners (VIL) encounter during developing information and communication technologies (ICT) skills and to suggest solutions for these problems. In this qualitative descriptive case study research, 10 VIL examined in point of their ICT skills in Izmir, Turkey. The actions of VIL while using computer were captured by screen capture software and reviewed with regard to the skills. Besides, views of the VIL and their course trainers were evaluated in the study. The results showed that there is a necessity of regulations for VIL to develop their ICT skills. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.