Rita Maria de Souza Couto

Work place: Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

E-mail: ricouto@puc-rio.br


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Dr. Rita Maria de Soiza Couto has Master in Education and Ph.D in Education and Graduated in Industrial Design and in Visual Communication from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Is Associate Professor pf the Departmentof Art and Design at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Permanent Teacher of the Post-graduate Design at PUC-Rio. It is leading the research group Pedagogy of the CNPq and Design coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Design / Education; in the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

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Educational Suport for Hypermedia Design

By Cristina Portugal Rita Maria de Souza Couto

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2012.06.02, Pub. Date: 8 Jun. 2012

This paper presents a project directed towards the production of a book in two versions, printed and digital, with the provisional title of "Design, Education and Technology: support for teaching Hypermedia Design, which constitutes a didactic material to support teaching and research activities for the Design area. The starting point was the work by Dr. Cristina Portugal, funded by National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq, as a scholarship researcher in a Post-PhD internship in the Graduate Studies in Design Program. Besides the theoretical content itself, the project for the aforementioned book includes studies on information architecture, layout, programming language and navigability, among other aspects. The book will gather issues about Design, Education and Hypermedia aimed at offering resources to enhance the use of multiple languages that converge in hypermedia environments, their applicability, techniques and methods in light of Design in Situations of Teaching-Learning. The content for producing didactic material, the object of this project, is partially concluded.

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