There are gender wars, and then there are casualties. It wasn’t until 2011 that the behemoth toymaker LEGO acknowledged girls’ desire to build with bricks, even though the company had long before made a seemingly effortless pivot to co-branding, video games, and major motion pictures. So it’s little wonder that girls face all-too-real obstacles when […]Read more
Developing user-centered interfaces for increased accessibility.
You need a web interface that is accessible to all types of users.
Use universal techniques for ease of navigation.
Much has been written about human-computer interaction and the importance of the user interface. The overall key is to be “user-centered.” When designing your web site, imagine the experience of several users – from young students, to experienced web users, to the elderly. The interface must be immediately accessible for all visitors.
Key elements of a user-friendly interface include icons, buttons, knobs, and the “email this page” or “print this page” functions.