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User Centered Design Applied to the Improvement of Fine Motor Skills

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Carolina Castro Alarcon, Santiago Castillo Cadena, Daniel Haro Mendoza, Jessica Daniela Vega Bello, Vicente Borja Ramírez, Alejandro Ramírez-Reivich, Yesica Escalera Matamoros, Arturo Treviño Arizmendi

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico

Paper No. IMECE2018-88407, pp. V005T07A014; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2018-88407
From:
  • ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 5: Engineering Education
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, November 9–15, 2018
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5206-4
  • Copyright © 2018 by ASME

abstract

This paper reports the development of a method to improve practical skills. The developed method arises from the observations made to the second-year students of Medicine degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in order to improve the learning of practical skills used in the “Introduction to Surgery” course.

However, the results obtained can be extrapolated to any profession that requires the usage of manual tools or fine and precise movements of hands. In the case of engineering, the proposed method can be applied to basic courses in electronics, technical drawing, manufacturing engineering, among others. As well as it can be used for specialized training in tasks such as welding, conventional machining, handling of hazardous materials or any other manual activity that requires precision. As a result, a methodology is presented to improve the learning of fine motor skills in a person, this allows developing of his/her professional activities in a fast and accurate way.

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Topics: Engines , Motors , Design

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