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Education and Dissemination: Lab-to-Market-to-Classroom

  • E. M. Campo (a1)

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In this paper, we present a work plan for the dissemination of refreshable, photoactuatable tactile displays to the visually impaired, serving both Lab-to-Market and Lab-to-Classroom initiatives. The work plan is designed in accordance with the logic model, which identifies an overlap amongst classroom, market, and laboratory. This overlap seems to nucleate when a technology in developmental phase is deployed in a classroom with high affinity to such technology. In this scheme, students are stakeholders whom help decide both content and applications to be included in the developing curriculum, and provide technology feedback, effectively leading to increased consumer acceptance. The identified Lab-to-Market-to-Classroom continuum could be the missing link where to nurture sustainable scientific, technological, and curricular development.

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