DEA 3510

DEA 3510

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

The course explores how human factors and user inclusivity can be systematically considered and implemented in the development of products (e.g., the capabilities and constraints of the physical, cognitive and cultural makeup of human beings). The course includes practical exercises and field project work.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: DEA 1500.

  • An ability to articulate key concepts of human factors and inclusive design including human information processing, cognitive and physical human-product relationships, and design exclusivity assessment.
  • Evidence-based reasoning and make critical judgments about both inclusivity and human factors issues.
  • Theoretical knowledge of and practical skills to initiate, design, and report an empirically-based project that addresses issues of human factors and inclusive design.
  • Critical skills to improve the ergonomic aspects of a product and knowledge of aging- and disability-related design challenges.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 6510

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13000 DEA 3510   LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisite: DEA 1500.