Posts tagged Student Work
Sequence - A UI Pattern Designed for Older Adults

Currently, we are designing our applications for a young demographic: 0-45. The need of people over 65 are rarely taken into account. Older adults (people over 65) find most software difficult to use. They find it overwhelming to begin, and if they do try to understand it, the patterns and conventions make no sense to them. Moreover, the physical realities of aging are not taken into account. Realities such as reduction in cognitive processing speed, loss of fine motor precision, and a reduction in vision.

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PICOSO: Games for Change

Picoso is a game based on general Mexican culture that, through playing a trivia of questions, educates players on the diversity, gastronomy, and family traditions within Mexican culture.  For those who are not familiar at all with Mexican culture, after playing, players will leave with intriguing fun facts about Mexico, and its people. For those familiar with Mexican culture, they will be reminded about how awesome Mexican culture is.

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