INFO 609 Accessible and Inclusive Design 3.0 Credits
Introduces students to the methods, standards, and principles for designing and evaluating interactive technologies for diverse users. Focuses on people not typically considered in technology design, including people with disabilities, children, the elderly, women, and people from other vulnerable populations. Offers students hands-on experience in designing and evaluating technologies for a broad spectrum of users, and invites students to reflect on the role of design in shaping a just society. Covers models of disability, assistive technology, universal design, accessible visual design, and web accessibility standards. Additional topics may include localization, technology and mental health, feminist HCI, technological racism, and related issues.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INFO 508 [Min Grade: C], DSRE 620 [Min Grade: C], INFO 608 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)