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SPECIAL TOPICS IN DIGITAL MEDIA: Access and Assistive Tech in Historic Sites and Museums

This multidisciplinary course allows students from a variety of backgrounds to work together to learn about and develop assistive technology for historical sites and museums. Students will work in teams to develop prototypes for individuals with diverse motor, cognitive, sensory, and behavior-emotional abilities.

This course gives students the opportunity to develop and assess assistive technologies in an informal education context. This course is designed for students with special interest in assistive technology, informal education, museum studies, and developing prototypes through fabrication and development.

Course #
DM-GY 9103
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department

Professors

Anita Perr

Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy

anita.perr@nyu.edu

Amy Hurst

Associate Professor, Director of Ability Project

amyhurst@nyu.edu