Help Promote Clean Hands through Interaction Design: A Custom Visualization Workshop

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Help Promote Clean Hands through Interaction Design: A Custom Visualization Workshop

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Help Promote Clean Hands through Interaction Design: A Custom Visualization Workshop

Celebrate Social Innovation with UCalgary! Social innovation is uncovering new solutions to global, social, and environmental problems. This workshop is one of the many activities that UCalgary is hosting from March 15-19. Increase your social impact and check out social innovation happening on campus.

Workshop Description: The University of Calgary’s W21C Research and Innovation Centre has adopted and developed an open-source social innovation designed to increase hand hygiene compliance. This workshop will highlight the importance of hand hygiene not just in healthcare settings but throughout the community, how interaction design can be used to promote hand hygiene, and the next steps of this research project. Attendees will learn a basic introduction to coding for interaction design to create their own customizable visualizations for the hand hygiene software.

Learning Objectives:
After participating in this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  1. Recognize the importance of hand hygiene
  2. Discuss how interaction design can promote hand hygiene
  3. Describe how to use the open-source hand hygiene social innovation
  4. Apply basic code manipulation to add custom design elements to the hand hygiene software

What participants need: A computer that can run Processing software sketchbook (downloadable from Processing.org). If unable to download the software, attendees are welcome to watch the coding demonstration. No prior coding experience is required to attend.

Presenters:
Dr. John Conly, MDBio
Dr. Rebecca Malott, PhD – Bio
Courtney MacDonald, B.Eng – Bio
Michelle Cheng, BSc – Bio

 

March 19, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

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Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

W21C Research and Innovation Centre
Phone:
403-210-6975
Email:
w21c@ucalgary.ca
Website:
www.w21c.org