Title Innovation Transfer of DEDALOS project, for Teaching English as a second language to Deaf people, whose first Language is the Sign Language, via e-Learning tools.
Project Number 2008-1-GR-LE005-00647
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text The Enfora LDV project, aims at covering the lack of learning systems that provide the training in English Language as a second language for the Deaf people.
Summary In the Enfora Project, we use and transfer to the consortium of the proposed project the innovative instructive material of DEDALOS LDV Project which is suitably adapted to the special group.
It is a common remark among the professionals in the fields of special education, that despite of the last years tremendous evolution of computer communication networks, Internet and its services and facilities, little has been done towards the direction of usage and penetration of these services within the domain of Linguistic Training for the Deaf people. The absence of material in the Sign Language and the difficulties of Sign Language adaptation into the existing e-learning systems are the main reasons.
The main purpose of the project is the provision of distance ICT based, learning to Deaf People, how to use the e-learning as a basic means of the linguistic training of the English Language as a second language of the Deaf people will enforce fighting against the Linguistic exclusion of the special team.
The learning system, which consists of the educational scenario, the learning material and the used technological solutions of DEDALOs project. It will be pedagogically, socially, culturally, and linguistically adapted and focused in the special needs of the Deaf people of every country-partner.
The specific targets of the project are:
-Requirements analysis and determination of the Deaf learners
-Adaptation of the innovative learning material
-Development of the learning system via ICT based learning strategies
-Establishment and reassurance of the continuous cooperative innovation transfer
-Development of mechanisms for the continuous cooperative innovation transfer
-Improving the quality and to increase the volume of co-operation between institutions or organisations providing learning opportunities, enterprises, social partners and other relevant bodies throughout Europe.
Open and distance learning
Access for disadvantaged
Information and Communication
open and distance learning
material for open learning
The proposed project is intended to produce the following deliverables:
-The development and provision of the learning system, which includes the adaptation of the learning material and the used technological solutions.
-The pilot implementation of the learning system in the countries/partners.
-The creation of human networks of specialist and organizations, for the continuous cooperative innovation transfer.