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Unformatted text preview: Universal Symbols in Health Care Lisa Fontaine Oscar Fernndez David Middleton Symbol Design Research Report University-Led Symbols Research HABLAMOS JUNTOS | PHASE 2: SYMBOL DESIGN RESEARCH REPORT University-Led Symbols Research University of Cincinnati Oscar Fernndez, professor Winter Quarter 2009 Kristen Bartlett Beau Broering Gage Burke Jennie Chen Michael Colarik Sarah Dunn Molly Finn Julie Gadzinski Cristen Hayes Doug Hovekamp Renee Kinkopf Kara Koch Sarah Kutney Brian Labus Matt Lewis Linda Lucas Marnie Meylor G. Mauricio Meja Jesse Reed Jason Walley Summer Quarter 2009 Emily Boland Ian Donohue Paige Farwick Christopher Garman Mai Hoang Stephanie Hoffman Molly Johnson Matt Johnson Kim Louis Josh Marvin Jesse Mckinney Andrew Murray Evan Passero Jesse Reed Joseph Sikorski Jameson Tyler Spring Quarter 2009 Matthew Geitsting Linda Lucas Kinyanjui Migwe Amanda Brown Brian Labus Mark Murphy Benjamin Schutte Research Planning + Testing G. Mauricio Meja Maren Carpenter Fearing Ian Monk Iowa State University Lisa Fontaine, professor and Research Director Jesse Blanner Jiyoung Choi Devon Estes Clifford Gentry Beverly Krumm Xiaoxi Li Mariam Melkumyan Ed Outhouse Becky Popelka Emmanuel Saka Kimberly Topp Research Planning + Testing Brytton Bjorngaard Clifford Gentry Mary Swank Kristen Lewis Nanhee Kim HABLAMOS JUNTOS | PHASE 2: SYMBOL DESIGN RESEARCH REPORT Kent State University David Middleton, professor Bob Keleman Wes Jones Natalie Pauken Lee Zelenak Kayne Toukonen Emir Bukva Kaitlyn Ord Matt Ferrier Diane Sperko Mark Daniels California Polytechnic State University Katie McCormick, professor Tierney Cunningham Jaclyn DeMartini John Dixon Scott Ender Helen Feldman Sara Hamling Dante Iniguez Keiko Komada Douglas Meyer Rachell Newburn Xander Pollock Justin Rodriguez Andrew Santos-Johnson Melissa Titus Quyen Trie Mai-Chi Vu Adam Wirdak HABLAMOS JUNTOS | PHASE 2: SYMBOL DESIGN RESEARCH REPORT Symbols Testing Consultant Wendy T. Olmstead, Imagine That! Symbols Design Integration Mies Hora, Universal Symbols Technical Expert Panel Ben Goodman Steven Stamper Kate Keating Wayne McCutcheon Jack Biesek Craig Berger, Society for Environmental Graphic Design Yolanda Partida, Hablamos Juntos Grant Support Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded all major project components SEGD Education Foundation Supported Symbols Research Innovator Healthcare Facilities Women and Infants Hospital, Providence Rhode Island International Community Health Services, Seattle Washington Childrens Mercy Hospital, Kansas City Missouri Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta Georgia HABLAMOS JUNTOS | PHASE 2: SYMBOL DESIGN RESEARCH REPORT INTRODUCTION The effectiveness of universal symbols depends on two important attributes: user recognition and comprehension, and consistent use over time. Involvement of relevant users is key to the design of graphical symbols that effectively convey intended messages across language and culture. Consistent use of graphic symbol images increases recognition and thus comprehension value over time. increases recognition and thus comprehension value over time....
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2011 for the course DESIGN 101 taught by Professor Fakhrulabidi during the Spring '11 term at International Academy of Design & Technology.

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