Sep 24, 2017
ASP 435 - Accessible Information Design
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).
Co- or Prerequisite: ASP 325.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify common barriers to inclusive information in terms of content and medium.
- Analyze rhetorical implications of accessible information design.
- Define and illustrate guidelines.
- Identify and assess technological applications useful for making information accessible.
- Interpret policy and law as applied to making advertising and other public communication accessible.
- Outline stakeholder responsibilities and interactions.
- Explain the importance of evacuation, e.g. during a threat of fire, and predict the dangers to self and others resulting from ineffective communication.
- Explain the importance of communication in emergency circumstances.
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