About UsWe are a collaboration between Landmark College in Putney, VT, and UMBC in Baltimore, MD, focusing on bringing together students from both institutions to do participatory design for mobile apps and games. A workshop funded by the NSF and UW's AccessComputing program was held in December 2011, documented here.
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A poster that we submitted to the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2012) on our workshop has been accepted to the conference! Here is the abstract: This paper describes a Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) outreach workshop conducted with post-secondary … Continue reading
Rehab Dashboard is an application created by Andrew Paquette and Doug League as part of Dr. Kuber’s Assistive Technology course at UMBC. The app was created in App Inventor, and makes use of the onboard gyroscopic measures in smartphones. These … Continue reading
The workshop at Landmark College was a unique experience for me. The application I presented during the participatory design workshop was a procedural memory training application. It consisted of 4 screens: 1) to add new activities, 2) a menu to … Continue reading
The trip to Landmark College this past semester was extremely beneficial to my studies, and hopefully to the students who were a part of the workshop. It was great to see a room of students who had given up a … Continue reading
I tested an application called Med Quiz created by Malvin Hiew and Chris Retz, for practicing medical vocabulary. We had two focus groups with the Landmark students, each with three students. The first group worked with the original application, while … Continue reading