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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2014 Vol.4(4): 332-335 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.424

The Development of Low Cost Electronic Books for the Blind

Adisorn Sirikham and Yuwadee Sae-Ear
Abstract—The objective of this research is to develop low cost mobile electronic books for the blind and to evaluate their satisfaction with the electronic books. Instruments used for this study consisted of: 1) Mobile electronic books, 2) Evaluation forms for the target group consisting of 30 people who are blind. The research determined that: 1) The quality of electronic books that have been invented for the blind have an average value of 4.25 which is satisfactory 2) The level of satisfaction with these books by blind people showed an average of 4.18 which is a high level of satisfaction. Therefore, the development of the format for these mobile electronic books can be used for further study to gain more knowledge.

Index Terms—Mobile electronic book, audio book, mobile educational media, blind people.

A. Sirikham is with the Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Bangkok, Thailand (e-mail: sorn2442@yahoo.com).
Y. Sae-Ear is with the King Mongkut‟s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand (e-mail: puthwan@gmail.com).


Cite: Adisorn Sirikham and Yuwadee Sae-Ear, "The Development of Low Cost Electronic Books for the Blind," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 332-335, 2014.

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