Teachers and Students
Inger M. Williams, Ph.D.
Oregon Public Education Network (O.P.E.N.)
Why introduce computer ergonomics in schools?
Is there a need for computer ergonomics in schools?
Teachers concerns about students:
"80 % want computer ergonomic..."
80 % want computer ergonomic education for students
very important 28%
75% want computer ergonomic education for teachers
important 33 %
very important 22 %
mandatory 25 %
88% no information about computer ergonomics
How can we introduce computer ergonomics into schools?
Ergonomics guidelines adapted for the school environment
Good postural habits for children
Visual considerations for children
Adapt available school equipment to fit all students
Teaching tools to teach typing skills and postures
Teaching tools to teach seated postures
Ergonomics projects for students
Case studies from schools
Pilot Projects and Workshops