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IDeA Universal Design E-World Online Training Course: Practicing Universal Design (06/01/2015-06/28/2015)

June 01-28, 2015   |   Organized by: Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA)


Practicing Universal Design (06/01/2015-06/28/2015)

This course provides background material to understand disability demographics and, specifically, the aging of post-industrialized societies. A closer look at demography demonstrates how the field can support universal design practice, and assist in the identification of emerging end user trends and important design issues. Furthermore, this course explores the emergence of universal design practices in a range of professions. Universal design is presented as an example of innovation. The process and mechanisms of innovation diffusion are studied in relation to universal design, and strategies for increasing the adoption of universal design are examined. Note: This course replaces Core Courses 1 & 2.

Registration Deadline: 05/29/2015
Start Date: 06/01/2015 | End Date: 06/28/2015
Cost: $250 (USD), plus cost of textbook (sold separately)
CEUs: U.S. Architects will receive 15 HSW CEU Credits.

practicing universal design

Registration Dates

Apr 01 - May 29, 2015