Effecting Cultural Change
This online seminar will situate inclusive design in relation to social justice theory and related cultural movements, as well as economic and social impact analysis instruments. The course will explore: instruments and processes of cultural change with respect to institutions, communities and larger societies; legislation, policy, and international standards along with the development processes and factors that affect compliance; institutional cultures, societal structures, ecosystems relevant to ICT development and implementation with an eye to how to design cultures of inclusion within institutional frameworks;"top-down," "bottom-up" and viral effects and mechanisms; and diverse market models in relation to inclusive design including open source and open access. Students will practice developing business cases that integrate inclusive design. Students with credit in INCD-6B04 may not take this course for credit.