Winter Quarter 2011 Course Announcement

Perspectives in Assistive Technology

David L. Jaffe, MS and Professor Drew Nelson
Tuesdays & Thursdays   4:15pm - 5:30pm
Main Quad, Building 370, Classroom 370

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photo of vest for rechargable stimulator
A recharging vest for users of implanted Deep Brain Stimulators (2010)
photo of standing and walking aid
A standing and walking aid for improved balance and stability (2010)
Opening Doors project
Opening Doors Project (2009)
Ana and Susan
Ana and Susan (2009)
Handi-Cart project
Handi-Cart Project (2009)
iWalk Project Team
iWalk Project Team (2008)

This course explores the broad spectrum of issues surrounding the design, development, and use of technology that benefits people with disabilities.

To learn more about this course, browse information for:

Course Overview
Invitation to Attend
Classroom Location and Accessibility Information

Prospective students:
Student's comments about their course experience
Frequently Asked Questions

Enrolled students:
Lecture Schedule - links to descriptions, handouts, slides, and audio
Team and Individual Tasks
Candidate Projects
Project Expenses and Reimbursement
Project Partners
Student Project Resource People
ME113 Projects from 2006
Assignment One - Problem / Need Identification
Grading Template
Comparing Design Concepts
Mid-term Presentation
Assignment Two - Final Report
Team Report
Individual Reflection
Project Presentation Logistics and Suggestions
Who is Disabled? / Questions for Contemplation

Course Solicitations:
Project Ideas
Project Coaches and Assistive Technology Users
Project Sponsors

Guest Lecturers:
Instructions for Guest Lecturers
Instructions for Presenters of Project Ideas

Community members:
Invitation to Attend

Stanford News article - 03/11/2010
Previous Years' Websites:  2010 2009 2008 2007
Teaching Staff Contact Information
Flyers:  Students: 1 - 2      Coaches
Course Library
Course Resources

Updated 10/05/2011