Can you share any final presentation evaluation criteria for student universal design projects?
Cheers from Seoul
I am one of the students in the class, however, I think this information from the syllabus will answer your question to my best ability.
“Designed solutions provide some kind of interface between the user, the object, and the environment. Examine the relationships between our bodies and the built environment. We will utilize both anthropometrics and field testing to design objects with which we physically engage our bodies.”
Research (20%), Visual Presentation (20%), Craftsmanship (20%), Process (20%), and Human Factors (20%).
You can also refer to the competition criteria at http://gero.usc.edu/udcompetition/
edit: my peers also had significantly varying degrees of sensitivity. One of the criteria our professor tried to push us towards was to design with empathy. Here's some more information on the assignment criteria from the project brief:
Option 1 -
“Develop a product/prototype that embraces and utilizes the ideas and principles of Universal Design for use at home” as an entry into the USC School of Gerontology Universal Design Competition.
Option 2 -
Choose your own adventure. Identify a product category with opportunities for ergonomic improvement and design a new product that overcomes the problems that you uncover during the research phase of the project.