Visualization and augmented reality as learning tools for children with special needs. Inventory of the present - exploring the future.

Symposium 2-4 October, 2017
Villa Fridhem (outside Norrköping, Sweden)

Timestock, a tool for children with special needs

The purpose of the symposium is to initiate dialogue on what visualization can contribute to learning among children with special needs.

To this end, a multidisciplinary panel of researchers and experts will deliver interesting insights into their respective fields. The programme will include ample opportunities for discussions between research and practice. Welcome!

Registration and practical information

The number of participants is limited to 40.
Registration to participate is now closed.

The symposium starts with lunch on Monday, October 2, and ends in the afternoon on Wednesday, October 4. The venue is Villa Fridhem, located approximately 10 km outside of Norrköping.

Talks will primarily be held in English, while discussions will be in English and/or Swedish. Participation is free of charge and includes food and accommodation. Travelling costs are not included.

Speakers

Gail Jones, NC State University (USA)
Visualizing without vision: Challenges for reaching science with technology

Miriam Reiner, Israel Institute of Technology
Tailored VR to special needs: two examples - enhancing emotional communication and problem solving

Steve Berggren, Karolinska institutet
‘Emotiplay’: A serious game for learning about emotions in children with autism

Bert Jonsson, Umeå universitet
Individual differences in cognition and learning through visualization

Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Jönköping university

Visually-oriented participation and learning. Contributions to an education-for-all

Anna Levén, Linköpings universitet
Memory, learning and practice in pupils with intellectual disability: Arithmetic and mathematical knowledge

Camilla Lindahl, Stockholms universitet
Visual meaning making through communication in sign language in bilingual and multimodal science education.

The research symposium is arranged by Linköping University, with support from Kronprinsessan Victorias stiftelse för vetenskaplig forskning och utbildning.

Printed invitation 

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