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Assessment BriefModule Name: Managing OperationsModule CodeLevelCredit ValueModule LeaderBSOM046720Andrew GoughAssessment title:AS2 : Accessible DesignWeighting:60%Submission dates:Please see NILE under Assessment InformationFeedback andGrades due:Please see NILE under Assessment InformationPlease read this assessment brief in its entirety before starting work on the Assessment Task.Assessment ContextEvery day in a major city, millions of journeys are made by customers with disabilities, bypassengers carrying heavy luggage and by people with small children. Hundreds of thousandsof journeys are made by people aged over 75.Ensuring that the bus network continues to be accessible for all is critical for any city’s futureeconomic prosperity and social cohesion.There are many different user groups who have different needs with regard to bus stopdesign. Specific user groups that need special consideration include those customers that usea wheelchair, have limited mobility, are blind or visually impaired, are hearing impaired, havelearning difficulties and the elderly.The Assessment TaskThis assignment comprises two main deliverables, a Theoretical Discussion and a DesignAudit. These two parts are to be joined into a single, professional report by appropriatelinking text.1
a)Compare and contrast the term Accessible Design with the related concepts ofUniversal Design, Inclusive and Participatory Design, and Useability. You may draw onrelevant non-academic as well as academic sources to support your discussion,providing those sources are sufficiently authoritative. (50% of wordcount)b)Using the supplied checklist, conduct a Design Audit on a bus stop of your ownchoosing, highlighting the factors that contribute to or detract from its Accessibility.

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