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The Range of Using Technology by Visually Impaired Persons in Reading and Writing in Jordan

Show simple item record Abuzaitoun, Jamal A. 2018-08-01T09:47:10Z 2018-08-01T09:47:10Z 2008-03-01
dc.identifier.issn 1726-3678
dc.description.abstract The study aimed at identifying the types of technology which are used by visually impaired persons in reading and writing. Also identifying the barriers that face using technology, and identifying the strategies which help in increasing the use of these technologies. The sample of the study consisted of (65) visually impaired persons. The results of the study revealed the following: 1-The most used type of technology by persons who have low vision were eyeglasses, zoom-text programs, closed circuit television, and classroom TV systems, while the most used types of technology by blind persons were recorders and cassette tapes, a Perkins Braille machine, and slate and stylus. 2- The barriers that face the use of technology was the high cost of technology, the lack of fund, and the difficulties of access to these technologies. 3-The suggested strategies which helped in increasing the use of these technologies were counseling, supporting in fund, and training. en_US
dc.language.iso ar en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
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dc.subject Using technology
dc.subject visually impaired persons
dc.subject reading and writing
dc.title The Range of Using Technology by Visually Impaired Persons in Reading and Writing in Jordan en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 09
dc.issue 01
dc.source.title Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle JEPS

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