Teaching Interaction Designers How to Design for Elderly
Other conference contribution, 2012

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.

User centered design

Interaction design

design for elderly

design methods


Eva Eriksson

Chalmers, Applied Information Technology (Chalmers)

Olof Torgersson

University of Gothenburg

Position paper for Elderly’s everyday practices, workshop NordiCHI'2012

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Human Computer Interaction

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