HCC 741: Assistive Technology and Accessibility

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Fall 2012


Student Projects
Jen Beser
Robin Brewer
Erin Buehler
Patrick Carrington
Eric Corbett
Brian Frey
Tonya Harrison
Shannon Hosmer
Kena Jackson
Patsy Kerstetter
Drubajyoti (Dhruba) Mondal
Judith Odili
Robert Samuels
Joe Scala
Rita Shewbridge

9/4/12: Introduction, syllabus overview, Aimee Mullins, superheros
9/11/12: Important Legislation, Universal Design, IRB and Research Methods
9/25/12: Project Ideas, adapted sports Readings: Wheelchair propulsion, Balancing Exertion Experiences
10/2/12: Cognitive Impairments and Learning Differences Readings: Participatory design for amnesiacs, Chapter 3.4(Cognitive function an AT use), Guest Speaker: Dapni Steffin (ARC Baltimore).
10/9/12: Computer Access and Assessment Readings: Tilt Text, Real World vs Laboratory Pointing, Guest Speaker: Kelly Meadows (Kennedy Krieger) discussion wall 
10/16/12: Older adults (and response to student feedback): EDGE, Engaging for the disengaged.
10/30/12: Online Class: Poster and Midterm Paper Instructions //Motor Impairments and Mobility: Longitudinal study of voice-based cursor control, Tabletop Game for Kids with CP, Intellwheels, Exergame for Kids with CP
11/6/12: Vision Impairments, Guest Speaker: Joshua Irzyk Simulation and Color Blindness, Blind Photography,passchords
11/13/12: Rehabilitation and Games: Aiming for Mutual Game Flow, Encouraging Senior Rehabilitation
11/20/12: Web Accessibility
11/27/12: Mobile Accessibility: Mobile ASL, Wayfinding, Adaptive Software
12/3/12: Robots and Injury: Tots on Bots, Robots controlled by brain waves, Privacy and Robots, PTSD


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