Nafath Category: Nafath 21

ICT accessibility Research Capacity building in the State of Qatar

Dena Al-Thani

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

The potential of information and communication technology (ICT) to promote economic growth, eradicate poverty, and assist the integration of emerging countries into the global economy has garnered widespread agreement.  Accessible ICTs has become an obligation...

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Capacity Building and Advocacy to Promote the Digital Accessibility Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Mohammed Ali Loutfy

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

Despite the progress that has taken place in the sector of technology, efforts of ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities remain limited. This is due to the limited opportunities of capacity building, weak awareness among engineers and industrialists,...

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Inclusion of STEAM Innovation Spaces: A Critical Issue for Learners with Disabilities

Einas Fathelrahman Mohamed

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

The fourth industrial revolution has provided a wide range of flexible physical and digital technologies that continue to enhance the teaching and learning of STEAM. Incorporating STEAM and building makerspaces, Fablabs (Fabrication Labs), and STEAM labs as part...

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Mada ICT Accessibility and Inclusive Design ICT-AID Competency Framework

Mohamed Koutheair Khribi

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

The Information and Communication Technologies ICT -evolving into an integral part of everyday life, shapes profound changes in our societies. Consequently, everyone should access ICT in the same way as everyone else, which means that ICT should be accessible to...

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Using Brain-Computer Interface to improve learning skills for students with disabilities: a rapid review

Achraf Othman

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) enables direct communication between the brain and an external device. BCI systems have become a popular area of study in recent years. These technologies can be utilized in various ways to assist people with disabilities and healthy...

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Usability Assessment of Delivery Applications for Visually Impaired People: A Case from Saudi Arabia

Hend S. Al-Khalifa and Bayan Albatati

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

Technology has become an essential part of our lives, and many of our daily tasks have become entirely dependent on it. For example, routine chores such as shopping for household necessities, booking travel tickets, going to places using all different kinds of...

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MadaFabLab: an inclusive STEM and fabrication environment for creativity and innovation and its impact on persons with disabilities

Achraf Othman, Shahbaz Ahmed, Al Danna Al-Mohannadi

Research article Open access | Available online on: 19 October, 2022 | Last update: 27 November, 2022

October 19, 2022

Fabrication laboratories (FabLabs) are utilized to materialize concepts. They can improve cognitive and creative abilities when used in a design-learning situation. Numerous studies have attempted to comprehend the relationship between makerspaces and creativity...

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