UX Boot Camp – Designing for Accessibility
The focus of the International Summer School UX Boot Camp is on designing applications in social environments, e.g. supporting inclusion or hospital environments. Participants will work in project groups to design experiences based on different technologies and natural user interfaces.
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Please note that this programme overview can be subject to alterations.
General introduction to the UX Design, the user-centered design process following ISO 9241-210 and its methods
- Campus and library tour
- Introduction to qualitative user research and its methods including practical exercises
First introduction to the context-of-use for the project work: a disabled home and a hospital
- Introduction to creative problem solving, ideation techniques and co-creation with users
- Lecture on Design for Accessibility
- User research on-site (disabled home and hospital) to generate a comprehensive understanding of the user group and context
- Analysing the field study
- Deriving with insights and personas
- Creating ideas and concepts
- Introduction to UX prototyping: From low- to high-fidelity
- First prototyping and iterating the concepts of the project work
- UX Prototyping with different materials and techniques
Introduction to usability testing and evaluation methods in UX including exercises
- Evaluating the prototypes on-site with users (disabled home and hospital)
- Analysis of the results and iteration of concepts and prototypes
- Final presentation of project work
- Farewell dinner
Associate Professor of Design at California State University Long Beach