Course Info

HCI 511: Accessibility and Design for Diverse Users

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

Methods and principles for designing interactive technologies for diverse users, including children, elderly, and people with disabilities and alternative skills. Analysis of how current technologies address diverse user needs and considerations about how technologies might be improved to better meet diverse user needs. Class projects include a web accessibility evaluation based on current w3 standards and an in-depth research project in which students ideate a new technology or evaluate an existing technology in which they work directly with people who have disabilities. PREREQUISITE(S): HCI 445 (HCI 460 recommended)

HCI 445 is a prerequisite for this class. HCI 460 is recommended.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10278
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 12798
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 13111
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 701
Class number: 14910
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 16136
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 12692
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 12693
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 701
Class number: 33528
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 33530
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 701
Class number: 11807
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 11808
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
CLOSED