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Guidelines on Context Integration: Developing Technological Solutions Communication for Education Professionals

  • Janaina C. AbibEmail author
  • Ednilson G. RossiEmail author
  • Rafael S. PenaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1034)

Abstract

This article presents a project that arose from the need to design applications with natural interactions for professionals in the field of education, who have long working days and who mix personal and social activities together with professional activities. The project is based on the Design Process Model for Health Applications: Integrating Contexts and Adding Abilities (ICAH, in Portuguese), developed to guide and support the work of application developers for health professionals who care for patients in need of long-term care [1, 2, 3]. Its objective is to validate the guidelines of integration of contexts proposed in the ICAH Model applied to education professionals. To fulfill the proposed objective, the ICAH Model was used for the definition and collection of requirements for an application of communication and dissemination of information in the educational environment. The application was developed from research and observations of professionals who worked in a professional education institution during the year 2018. The application provides the disclosure of information related to extracurricular events and activities and official communications that are part of the Institution. The observations and feedbacks collected by the application gave us indications that the application was effectively adopted by education professionals. The content of the information that had favorable feedback was, in its majority, information that added extracurricular contents and social events of the Institution, evidencing the mix of contexts in the educational environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Federal Institute of São PauloAraraquara, São PauloBrazil

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