Education and Information Technologies

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 295–305 | Cite as

Development of eye movement games for students with low vision: Single-subject design research

  • Mehmet DonmezEmail author
  • Kursat Cagiltay


The present study is about design and development of eye tracker-based eye training games. The aim of these games is to help students with low vision to improve their vision capabilities. The games are played with user’s eye movements and the games response accordingly. This study consists of iterative and incremental development process of the eye movement games and single subject design research by using the final product with a participant. As a result, findings from single-subject design research and design principles of eye movement games for students with low vision are presented for assisting to enhance their vision abilities.


Eye movement games Low vision Eye tracking 



The resources like eye tracking devices of the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory of Middle East Technical University were used during the study.

Authors’ contributions

MD and KC carried out all of processes in the study together. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declared that they have no conflict of interests.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Middle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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