Perspectives in Assistive Technology (ENGR 110) (ENGR 210)
Jaffe, D. (PI)
Lewis, B. (TA)
Seminar and student project course. Explores the medical, social, ethical, and technical challenges surrounding the design, development, and use of technologies that improve the lives of people with disabilities and older adults. Guest lecturers include engineers, clinicians, and individuals with disabilities. Field trips to local facilities, an assistive technology faire, and a film screening. Students from any discipline are welcome to enroll. 3 units for students (juniors, seniors, and graduate students preferred) who pursue a team-based assistive technology project with a community partner - enrollment limited to 30. 1 unit for seminar attendance only (CR/NC) or individual project (letter grade). Total enrollment limited to classroom capacity of 50. Projects can be continued as independent study in Spring Quarter. See course website at http://engr110.stanford.edu. Designated a Cardinal Course by the Haas Center for Public Service.
Letter or Credit/No Credit