Teaching Interaction Designers How to Design for Vulnerable Generations
Paper in proceeding, 2013

In this paper, we present the DEVICE project, aiming to investigate methods and established practices for how to design for vulnerable generations, children and elderly, and especially how to teach interaction designers how to design for this user group. The project intends to modernize and develop educational design programs with a specific focus on vulnerable generations. In this paper we summarize initial findings, present some relevant examples and future aims.

design methods

interaction design

design for elderly and children


Eva Eriksson

Chalmers, Applied Information Technology (Chalmers)

Olof Torgersson

University of Gothenburg

Proceedings of the 10th European academy of design conference: crafting the future

978-91-979541-5-0 (ISBN)

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Subject Categories

Interaction Technologies

Learning and teaching

Pedagogical work



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