Developing good literacy skills is a domain in which two distinct populations of adults display marked difficulties: individuals suffering from developmental dyslexia and second language learners. These weaknesses in literacy can have a negative impact on their quality of life and in particular on their employability and professional carrier. These subjects share, however, advanced digital skills, in particular those related to the usage of mobile devices. Leveraging on this skills we developed a platform that allows several different subjects (teachers, project managers, learners) in interacting with each other for assisting the development of the above mentioned literacy proficiency

A Technology for Assisting Literacy Development in Adults with Dyslexia and Illiterate Second Language Learners

Cristani, Matteo;Maso, Serena Dal;Piccinin, Sabrina;Tomazzoli, Claudio;Vedovato, Marco;Vender, Maria
2021

Abstract

Developing good literacy skills is a domain in which two distinct populations of adults display marked difficulties: individuals suffering from developmental dyslexia and second language learners. These weaknesses in literacy can have a negative impact on their quality of life and in particular on their employability and professional carrier. These subjects share, however, advanced digital skills, in particular those related to the usage of mobile devices. Leveraging on this skills we developed a platform that allows several different subjects (teachers, project managers, learners) in interacting with each other for assisting the development of the above mentioned literacy proficiency
978-981-16-2833-7
Dyslexia; Language learning; Second language, Machine Learning
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