Gloria Gomez, PhD / co-founder, strategist, researcher / about me / publications

Designing Socially Inclusive Products

 

Projects

  • Gamification of assistive technology for online academic study
  • How six professionals with severe impairments use technology for working or studying: a qualitative study
  • A framework for supporting the teaching of inclusive design and product evaluation

 

Supervision of Master Thesis Project at the University of Southern Denmark

Adaptación de metodologías de diseño industrial para el desarrollo de ayudas técnicas para la diversidad funcional locomotriz by Vaslak Rojas Torres, graduates in 2019, Universidad de Caldas, Colombia

Easy Pop Vessel: early product development informed by human-centred design principles – addressing the human-object awkwardness to improve human-human interactions by
Gabriela Simoes, graduated in 2016, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

An evaluation of the assistive iPad software IntoWords, designed for dyslexics – An experience based design perspective by Maigen Wilki, graduated in 2015, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Looking normal when I don’t see normal: SEEing what can be done about the experience of visual impairment by Guohong Mai, graduated in 2014, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

The Disabling University – Institutional barriers and challenges to taking an education on equal footing by Bue Blinkenberg, graduated in 2013, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

 

Conference Presentations

  • Gomez, G., & Wakes, S. (2019, May 10), 'A framework to support inclusive design teaching and product evaluation: Application in overcoming barriers in food preparation for elderly visual impaired people', Digital presentation at the Designing of Inclusive Learning Experience: E3 Universal Design Practice Conference III, Design and Ergonomics, Florence, Italy. Access presentation at https://sites.google.com/view/pudcad-conference-unifi/home/program
  • Gomez, G. & Wakes, S (2017). A framework for supporting the teaching of inclusive design’, Disability Matters Conference, University of Otago, New Zealand, Nov 26 – 29, 2017
  • Gomez, G. (2011) ‘Designing socially inclusive educational products’, Every Body In: Disability Studies Conference, University of Otago, New Zealand, Nov 27 – 31, 2011

 

Guest Lectures

  • Designing for Social Inclusion:
    • Taller de Diseño Hospitalario(Mar 6, 2019), Diseño Industrial, Universidad de Investigación y Desarollo UDI, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    • Bioengineering Design paper (Apr 14, 2019), and Design for technology class (Jul 25, 2012), Department of Applied Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Design for Inclusiveness:
    • Master Students of Interaction Design (Mar 1, 2006), School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
    • Master Students of Inclusive Education (Oct 5, 2005), School of Education, University of South Australia – UniSA, Australia

 

Interview

‘Inclusive Design’, Disability Information and Support - DI&S Newsletter, Issue 1 2012, p. 5 http://www.otago.ac.nz/disabilities/publications/imagine/otago066059.pdf

 

Publications

  • Gomez, G., & Wakes, S. (in print). A framework to support inclusive design teaching and product evaluation: Application in overcoming barriers in food preparation for elderly visual impaired people
  • Contreras, V. E., Gómez, G., & Navarro-Newball, A. A. (2019). Towards the gamification of assistive technology for professionals with severe impairments. To be published in IEEE Xplore. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on E-learning and Games - Edutainment 2019, Cali, Colombia. http://bit.ly/edutainment2019
  • Contreras, V., Navarro Newball, A. & Gomez, G. (2015). How six professionals with severe impairments use technology for working or studying: a qualitative study (Final research report for OceanBrowser Ltd). 85 p (commissioned)
  • Mai, G., & Gomez, G. (2014). Looking normal when I don’t see normal: SEEing what can be done about the experience of visual impairment. IRIS: Selected Papers of the Information Systems Research in Scandinavia, 11(5), 133-148. http://aisel.aisnet.org/iris2014/11