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A usable web for long-stay hospitalised children

Baravalle, Andres; Beria, Alessandro; Guberti, Silvia; Lanfranchi, Vita and Pravettoni, Gabriella (2002). A usable web for long-stay hospitalised children. In: International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Sept 2002, London, UK.

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Abstract

This paper analyses the problems that should be
considered when designing a web site for
disadvantaged children. We focus our research on
long-stay hospitalised children who use the Internet to
communicate with realities located outside their usual
surroundings, especially with distance education
related activities. We introduce a case study which
focuses on the use of the Internet in some Italian
hospitals and then we sketch out some guidelines for
designing usable web sites for hospitalised children.

Item Type: Conference Item
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 6739
Depositing User: Andres Baravalle
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2010 05:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6739
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