Interaction Design for Elderly Essay

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MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CS770)

FACULTY OF COMPUTER &
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE

SYS705
ADVANCED INTERACTION DESIGN

Prepared for :
Puan Rogayah Abdul Majid

Prepared by :
Sharifah Nadia Syed Khastudin
Student Id : 2011343811
Date : 29th September 2012 Senior-Friendly Technologies
Interaction Design for Senior Users

Henry Been-Lirn Duh (Author 1), Ellen Yi-Luen Do (Author 2), Mark Billinghurts (Author 3),
Francis Quek ( Author 4) and Vivian Chen Hsueh-Hua ( Author 5)
Sharifah Nadia BT Syed Khastudin: Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, naddiea@yahoo.com

Abstract
Interaction design in Human Computer Interaction means to produce a product that can support
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By doing this, the seniors will have the sense of belongings on the upcoming product and will definitely utilize and take pleasure in every single applications provided to them other than the mobile phone games!
According to Allison [4], the method of cooperative inquiry will be described all along with an academic structure that locates this activity in the HCI literature. Two instance of technology develop from this approach will be accessible, along with a concise dialogue on the design-centered learning of team researchers using cooperative inquiry.
This cooperative inquiry usually done with a children user who will participate in the development process especially during design stage. This is due to get their feedbacks on the kids’ product which is in demand. As we know the industry did focused most on a young user like children and teenage and rarely bothers of the elderly.
Since most of the elderly are particularly not IT literate, it is a big responsibility or can be considered as a big challenge to the industry to produce an elderly friendly design.
Recently, a lot of countries like Japan, USA and including few European states, the USA, and Japan, are aging; both the figure and the proportion of elderly citizens are mounting. To create a consistent and comprehensive

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