publication . Article . 2009

Motivational Factors for Visual Deficient Users

Angélica Fonseca da Silva Dias; Mônica Ferreira da Silva; Eber Schmitz; Donaldo de Souza Dias;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2009 Journal: CLEI Electronic Journal (issn: 0717-5000, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática
Abstract
This research aims to investigate the adoption of technology by the visual deficient. The technology studied was the Dosvox software, a support tool for the visual deficient produced at NCE/UFRJ. A qualitative method, through a case study, was used to address professional and social expectation and the perception of visual deficiency bearers as to the intrinsic motivational factors (ease-of-use and social pressure) as well as to the extrinsic motivational factor (perceived usefulness). The motivational factors used have been extracted from the TAM (Technology Acceptance Model) and based on that model a standard form was used to gather information. Ten visual def...
Subjects
free text keywords: Electronic computers. Computer science, QA75.5-76.95
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