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ASP 435 - Accessible Information Design


Description:
Standards for barrier-free public communication, issues of disclosure and advocacy, laws and civil rights legislation and court decisions, and social justice and social psychology aspects will be addressed for all environments, e.g. work, learning, commerce. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).

Prerequisites:
Co- or Prerequisite: ASP 325.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments
All learner outcomes will be assessed with a combination of examination, written essay, and performance assessment using rubrics based on the following:

Learner Outcome

           Activities

Assessment

1. Identify common barriers to inclusive information in terms of content and medium.

Students will complete quizzes.

Graded quizzes.

2. Analyze rhetorical implications of accessible information design.

Students will write a larger (8-10 pages)analytical paper

Graded written paper.

3. Define and illustrate guidelines.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded small writing assignment.

4. Identify and assess technological applications useful for making information accessible.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded small writing assignment.

5. Interpret policy and law as applied to making advertising and other public communication accessible.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded written assignment(s).

6. Outline stakeholder responsibilities and interactions.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded written assignment(s)

7. Explain the importance of evacuation, e.g.  during a threat of fire, and predict the dangers to self and others resulting from ineffective communication.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded written assignment.

8. Explain the importance of communication in emergency circumstances.

Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

Graded written assignment.





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