Methodological issues in multi-country multi-language participative research with blind and visually impaired people
International Stability, Volume # 8 | Part# 1
Hersh, M. A.
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methodological issues,ethics,blind people,participatory research,multi-language research
The paper discusses methodological issues involved in participatory multicultural research with blind, visually impaired and deafblind people. This is an important topic for researchers in international stability, as it is related to cross- cultural research to benefit end-user groups who are frequently marginalised. Understanding of the needs of end-users is crucial for the development of automation, control and other systems that really meet their needs. It is also particularly important that end-user research has the widest possible coverage, including disabled people and people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The particular focus of the paper is sampling, writing questionnaires and ethical research with blind and visually impaired people.
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