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User-Centered Design: Ethical Issues

  • Maria Lucia Leite Ribeiro Okimoto
  • Gisele Yumi Arabori Ribeiro
  • Maria Lilian Barbosa
  • Bruna Brogin
  • Sandra Regina Marchi
  • Kelli Smithe
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 824)

Abstract

The ethical aspects involved in the application of the methodology of the user centered design is discussed in this paper. We present to the readers some application of educational practice that have been applied to the development of assistive technologies. And after presenting the elements of observation of the design practice of user-centered design, we discussed the need for certain specific practices and guidelines to be applied for the development of assistive technology. And we conclude that the application of user-centered design requires above all a higher level of perception and skills of the design team when it comes to subjects with disabilities.

Keywords

User-centered design Assistive technology Ethical issues 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We thank CAPES for the financial support in the Assistive Technology Research and Development Network Project and the and CNPq for the financial support to present the paper at the IEA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Lucia Leite Ribeiro Okimoto
    • 1
  • Gisele Yumi Arabori Ribeiro
    • 1
  • Maria Lilian Barbosa
    • 1
  • Bruna Brogin
    • 1
  • Sandra Regina Marchi
    • 1
  • Kelli Smithe
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of Paraná, Centro PolitécnicoCuritibaBrazil

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