Open Science Research Excellence
%0 Journal Article
%A Chantana Insra
%D 2014 
%J  International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering
%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
%I International Science Index 89, 2014
%T Muscle: The Tactile Texture Designed for the Blind
%U http://waset.org/publications/9998238
%V 89
%X The research objective focuses on creating a prototype
media of the tactile texture of muscles for educational institutes to
help visually impaired students learn massage extra learning
materials further than the ordinary curriculum. This media is
designed as an extra learning material. The population in this study
was 30 blinded students between 4th - 6th grades who were able to
read Braille language. The research was conducted during the second
semester in 2012 at The Bangkok School for the Blind. The method
in choosing the population in the study was purposive sampling. The
methodology of the research includes collecting data related to
visually impaired people, the production of the tactile texture media,
human anatomy and Thai traditional massage from literature reviews
and field studies. This information was used for analyzing and
designing 14 tactile texture pictures presented to experts to evaluate
and test the media.

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