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Design and Development of Accessible Educational and Teaching Material for Deaf Students in Greece

  • Vassilis Kourbetis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)

Abstract

The project of the Institute of Educational Policy: “Design and Development of Accessible Educational & Instructional Material for Students with Disabilities” in part aims at developing accessible educational material with Greek Sign Language (GSL) as the main access mode. Material for GSL teaching as a first language to Deaf children is also under development. Part of the project is the development of best practices and standards to be followed in the process of designing, developing and documenting GSL material. The study and the project results, as well as the proper use of the material will be the main focus of an in-service training course for professionals working with deaf children.

Keywords

Deaf children Greek Sign Language accessible educational material 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vassilis Kourbetis
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  1. 1.Institute of Educational PolicyAthensGreece

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