Universal design refers to the creation of structures and programs that can be used by all people. This course provides an introduction to the concept of Universal Design and its seven principles. In addition, the course presents the history, principles, and progress of Universal Design as it applies to the designer, programmer, and the consumer.
- Define Universal Design.
- Explain the major concepts and guidelines for each of the seven principles of Universal Design.
- Distinguish between Universal Design, accessibility, and barrier-free design.
- Describe how Universal Design benefits many different people.
- Catherine Nolen-Tibbs, National Center on Accessibility
- Deb Getz, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands
- Jennifer Skulski, National Center on Accessibility
- Ray Bloomer, National Center on Accessibility