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DST 614

Community, Access and Technology

Students are introduced to assistive technologies, their impact on people with disabilities, models of use, public policy and legislation (local, federal, international). In addition to online readings and exploratory assignments, students participate in online discussion forums and live weekly e-chats with leaders in the assistive technology field. The final project offers students an opportunity to explore a technology of interest in the context of addressing an unmet need or burning issue in their community.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Disability Studies

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  • DST 500
    A History of Madness
  • DST 501
    Rethinking Disability
  • DST 502
    Disability and the State
  • DST 503
    Current Topics in Disability I
  • DST 504
    Mad People's History
  • DST 506
    Principles and Practices of Accessibility
  • DST 507
    Disability, Justice and Good Human Life
  • DST 508
    Cripping the Arts in Canada
  • DST 509
    Crip Culture in Canada
  • DST 525
    Disability, Representation/s and Culture
  • DST 603
    Disability and The Law
  • DST 604
    Current Topics in Disability II
  • DST 605
    Disability, Desire and Sexuality
  • DST 613
    Strategies for Community Building
  • DST 614
    Community, Access and Technology
  • DST 725
    The Politics and Practice of Interventions
  • DST 727
    Leadership Practices for Changing Times
  • DST 80A/B
    Practicum in Disability Studies
  • DST 88A/B
    Research Methods
  • DST 99A/B
    Applied Community Project/Thesis