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Educational software with automatic scanning and body schema activities

Grant number: 15/26658-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2016
Effective date (End): March 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Educational Teaching and Learning
Principal Investigator:Erica Regina Marani Daruichi Machado
Grantee:Lucas Vinícius de Castro
Host Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEIS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Ilha Solteira. Ilha Solteira , SP, Brazil


This research project aims for scientific improvement of the student using software engineering studies, project and documentation software, advanced programming techniques, software coding and Assistive Technology focused on computer use. It is a software project development proposal aimed at the first grades of kindergarten with accessibility and activities about body schema. The project aims to contribute to the teaching and learning process of students with special educational needs and it will be designed for usage the automatic scanning tool, allowing students with reduced mobility in the upper limbs, severe physical disabilities or generalized dystonia. The software project's guideline is based on the principle of autonomy; in other words, once it started running, students with disabilities will be able to carry out all activities regardless of the actions of third parties. (AU)

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