hrp0082p3-d2-742 | Diabetes (3) | ESPE2014

‘Learning by Doing Approach’: Use of Multimedia Applications in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Ortolani Federica , Vendemiale Marcella , Tummolo Albina , Di Bitonto Pierpaolo , Rossano Veronica , Roselli Teresa , Piccinno Elvira

Background: Virtual environments have proved to be successful for educational purposes in different fields. Multimedia applications might be used to consolidate and internalize informations and behavioral strategies in type 1 diabetic children.Aim: In the last years our Diabetology Division and the Department of Informatics co-created many multimedia applications (edutainments, virtual environments, role serious games, electronic diary smartphone apps, a...