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Title: An assessment of the effectiveness of tactile presentations as substitutes for pictures
Authors: Hinton, Ronald A.L.
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: © R.A.L. Hinton
Abstract: The vital role played by pictures and diagrams in modern communication is stated with the need for adequate substitutes so that visually impaired people can take full advantage of educational and career opportunities. The multiplicity of purposes to which pictures and diagrams can be put and the diversity of styles which result are discussed. Available methods for producing tactile versions of these (some devised and improved by the author) are described and provisionally evaluated. [Continues.]
Description: A doctoral thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
This thesis is in two volumes. Volume two consists of copies of separate publications. It is closed access for reasons relating to the law of copyright. For more information please contact the author.
Sponsor: Economic and Social Research Council. Royal National Institute for the Blind. Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. Leverhulme Trust.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31848
Appears in Collections:PhD Theses (Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies)

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