Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Ergonomics is the applied science of equipment design, as for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort
2) What are the 5 aspects of ergonimcs?
The 5 aspects of ergonimics are Safety, Comfort, Ease of Use, Productivity/Performence and Aesthetics.
3) For each aspect of Ergonomics, explain an example of a product that is designed for the elderly, how the
product meets that particular aspect of Ergonomics.
Safety-> Multi-level hand grip. The product can easily be installed in all bath rooms and it has a grooved inersurface so that the elderly will not lose grip when gripping it.
Comfort-> Comfylux velcro slipper. This slipper is padded so it does not make the feet feel sore after wearing it for a long time, it also has a velcro strap and is made of a soft cloth.
Ease of Use-> Elderly Phone. It has large buttons for easy dialing, large text size, anda built in flashlight.
Production/Performence-> Bed Caddie. It is a thick nylon stray which is connected to the foot of the bed, it allows the elderyly to easily get up in the morning with minimal effort.
Aesthetics-> Motorola Milestone XT. This phone is very compact and is very portable, the phone is good as it has a small keyboard which makes it easier for the elderly to type.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
a. What does a person of good character look like? The person will look confident will not look sneaky or looks as if he or her is hiding something.
b. How does one measure up to the description of a good character? The person must be trust worthy and not be sneaky the person must also be confident and not introvert.
c. How would others say about the character of you as an individual? They say I am too extrovert, too loud and I am not very confident as I should be.
d. In which area and how would you like to grow and develop in your character? I would like to be more responsible and more confident.
1)Why is communication important?
Communication is important as it keeps us informed in current affairs.
2)What is/are your favourite form/s of communication? Why?
Email. As it is fast to deliver and can easily be typed out.
3)How do you decide which form of communication to use in a situation?
You can decide if which form to use if the matter is urgent u can just tell the person or if it is not u can email the person or send a letter.
4)What difficulties do you face in communicating with others?
The information passed down might change a little if the information is passed down wrongly.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
ADMT means everything around us the buildings the cars they all need design technology media and art to create. An ADMT student should be positive and innovative. My aspirations as an ADMT student is to be able to help other people around us. By working hard.