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Teaching Interaction Designers How to Design for Elderly

Conference contribution
Authors Eva Eriksson
Olof Torgersson
Published in Position paper for Elderly’s everyday practices, workshop NordiCHI'2012
Publication year 2012
Published at Department of Applied Information Technology (GU)
Language en
Keywords Interaction design; design for elderly; design methods; User centered design
Subject categories Human Computer Interaction


In this paper, we present the EU funded DEVICE project aiming to investigate methods and established practices for how to design for vulnerable generations, children and elderly, and especially how to teach designers how to design for this user group. The project intends to modernize and develop educational programs with a specific focus on vulnerable generations. In this position paper we summarize some findings from pre-studies, present future aims and workshop contribution.

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