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Voice and its care: e-learning for teacher

Grant number: 15/00143-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2015
Effective date (End): December 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Speech Therapy
Principal Investigator:Lídia Cristina da Silva Teles
Grantee:Camila Oliveira e Souza
Host Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia de Bauru (FOB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Bauru , SP, Brazil


One of the most dynamic forms of distance learning (ODL) are the thematic educational videos. These audiovisual features are fairly efficient means to assist the teaching-learning binomial in globalization. Among the voice professional users that have a higher incidence of vocal problems stand out teachers. The promotion of vocal health in this population plays an important role, because the presence of vocal deviations brings serious consequences to the learning process and especially to the teacher's quality of life. Aim: Evaluate the effectiveness of the three educational videos for distance learning for voice professional users: "Production of voice and speech", "Vocal health" and "Taking care of the professional voice"; Vocal Health and Taking Care of the professional voice, developed by the authors of this study. Method: In this study, will participate teachers of eight public and private elementary schools, high schools and colleges in Bauru. The teachers will receive the link of access to the educational videos and the link will also be sent by email. The participants will watch the videos in time and place desired within fifteen days. The participating teachers of this study will answer a questionnaire of knowledge about speech before and after the course, and a satisfaction questionnaire to the end of the study. The data will be analyzed using statistical paired t-test, with significance level of 0,05% and descriptive analysis.

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