COMP07182 2018 User Accessibility

General Details

Full Title
User Accessibility
Transcript Title
User Accessibility
Code
COMP07182
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2018 - Full Academic Year 2018-19
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Adrian Durcan, Mr. John Kelleher
Programme Membership
SG_KAPPL_B07 201800 Bachelor of Arts in Computing in Application Design and User Experience SG_KAPPL_H08 201800 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Computing in Application Design and User Experience
Description

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Determine UX/UI principles for users with visual disabilities.

2.

Recommend design considerations for users with auditory disabilities.

3.

Select and specify design criteria for users with motor disabilities

4.

Critique UX/UI principles for users with cognitive disabilities.

5.

Deduce and recommend appropriate user accessibility specifications to a project brief.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

A practical student-centric approach to teaching and learning shall be applied to this module. Syllabus shall be taught through a variety of instructional techniques used to move students progressively toward stronger understanding and, ultimately, greater independence in the learning process.

Module Assessment Strategies

A 100% continuous assessment strategy of all module phase deliverables shall be employed, afforded to the successful completion of three sequential design phase tasks worth 30%, 30% and 40%, throughout the semester.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat assessment requires the learner to fulfill a project brief, involving the successful completion of sequential design phase tasks, culminating in a final presention to staff.

Indicative Syllabus

Determine UX/UI principles for users with visual disabilities.

Introduction to the use of contrast in UX/UI design.
Overview of screen readers on devices.
Using software to create accessible content.
Adducing UX/UI for users with visual disabilities.

Recommend design considerations for users with auditory disabilities.

Introduction to the use of contrast in UX/UI design.
Analysis of software to create accessible content.
Principles of video usability.
Establishing design specifications.

Select and specify design criteria for users with motor disabilities.

Enumeration of alternative interfaces for improved accessibility.
Treating Users with disabilities (Inclusive design).
Navigation for improved accessibility.
Determining and reporting of specifications.

Critique UX/UI principles for users with cognitive disabilities.

Analysis of UX/UI for lower literacy users.
• Designing for a broader audience (user-centred design).
• Pragmatism and legislation.
• Collate demographic design conditions.

Deduce and recommend appropriate user accessibility specifications to a project brief.

Critiquing the brief.
Consulting scholarly articles.
Deducing themes and insights.
Determining user design stipulations.

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Present UX/UI considerations for users with visual/auditory disabilities. Project Assessment 30 % Week 4 1,2
2 Illustrate UX/UI considerations for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. Continuous Assessment Project 30 % Week 8 3,4
3 Deduce and defend recommendations for a UX/UI project. Continuous Assessment Project 40 % Week 12 5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Design Projectwork Studio User Accessibility 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2014-01-16 A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences Rosenfeld Media
ISBN 1933820977 ISBN-13 9781933820972
Recommended Reading
2016-11-01 Build Better Products: A Modern Approach to Building Successful User-Centered Products Rosenfeld Media
ISBN 1933820586 ISBN-13 9781933820583
Recommended Reading
2007-02-21 Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design Lulu.com
ISBN 1430319526 ISBN-13 9781430319528
Recommended Reading
2000-01 Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity New Riders
ISBN 156205810X ISBN-13 9781562058104

Designing Web Usability Deals with content and page design, designing for ease of navigation and users with disabilities. This book presents a series of principles which show: that web users want to find what they're after quickly; and, that if they don't know what they're after, they want to browse quickly and access information they come across in a logical manner. Full description

Recommended Reading
2007-11-15 Design Accessible Web Sites: 36 Keys to Creating Content for All Audiences and Platforms (Pragmatic Programmers) Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN 1934356026 ISBN-13 9781934356029

Paperback. Pub Date: November 2007 Pages: 328 Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf It's not a one-owser web anymore. You Need to reach Audiences that USE CELL phones PDAs. Game Consoles. Or other alternative owsers. AS well AS USERS with disabilities. Legal requirements for assistive technologies as well as a wide array of new

Module Resources

URL Resources

https://www.ideo.com/eu https://ixda.org https://www.usability.gov http://www.uxbooth.com

Other Resources

Digital camera Smart phone Laptop
Digital scanner Printing facilities