Nov 28, 2021
ASP 305 - Accessibility and User Experience
Quality of life issues of accessibility in everyday experiences and environments. Common conditions (disabilities) requiring proactive access. Changes in laws and attitudes about the need for accessibility. Current careers requiring competence in troubleshooting accessibility. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).
General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society
General Education Pathways: P2 Health & Well-being, P4 Social Justice
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify assumptions of mobility, perception, cognition, and engagement regarding common life activities (i.e. ableism).
- Define disability etiquette.
- Distinguish between theoretical models of disability, e.g. medical, social, economic, functional, identity, moral, charity, and destiny, and examine the implications of beliefs and attitudes about disability on public and personal perceptions of disability.
- Differentiate categories and levels of disability and common barriers associated with them (i.e., eligibility and entitlement).
- Define assistive technologies and their uses.
- List prominent legal documents and landmark events related to disability and human rights.
- Identify accessibility competencies required by different careers.
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