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Title: Incorporating avatar signing into assessment items
Authors: McAlpine, Mhairi
Glauert, John
Jennings, Vince
Thomas, Neil
Rabin, Antony
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © Loughborough University
Citation: MCALPINE, M. ... et al, 2007. Incorporating avatar signing into assessment items. IN: Khandia, F. (ed.). 11th CAA International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference : Proceedings of the Conference on 10th and 11th July 2007 at Loughborough University. Loughborough : Lougborough University, pp. 305-310
Abstract: Approximately 50,000 people in the UK, mostly those born deaf, use British Sign Language (BSL) as their first or preferred language (RNID, 2007). The Disability Discrimination Act puts new responsibilities onto examination boards to ensure adequate access for all candidates, however we are aware of ongoing issues and limitations with the current support that is offered to deaf candidates, and have rejected other solutions on the basis of cost and practicality. This project explores the possibility of incorporating encoded sign language into assessment items which can then be signed by an avatar
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/4549
ISBN: 0953957268
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