How an interior designer uses technology to make workspace more ergonomic design

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How an interior designer uses technology to make workspace more ergonomic design.

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RESOURCE 1

                Gibbs, J. (2005). Interior Design. Laurence King Publishing

INFORMATION ON THE RESOURCE

          -Title: finding out how Ergonomic Design Affect People in Interior Design.         Author:  Jenny Gibbs

         Publication:  Laurence King

2. SCHOLARLY / POPULAR:

     Scholarly

3. CURRENCY

       – Publication Date: 2005

       – Most Current Research: Yes

4. DESCRIPTION

        Topic: discusses what an interior designer needs to know especially when designing places that are comfortable for everyone.

5. PRIMARY / SECONDARY

          Secondary

6.  ANALYSIS OF BIAS/ OBJECTIVITY

      – Formally Identified: None

      – Informal or Unstated: None

      – Evaluation: Acceptable

7. ANALYSIS OF ARGUMENT

       Claim: an ergonomics is simply a form of science that focuses on how one can close the gap that exists amid humans and the world that they live in.

       Evidence: The results proved the ergonomic design with technology will have a significant     impact on future interior designs.

8. SPONSORSHIP:

       Laurence King

       Impact: Makes the article more credible

9. RELEVANCE

             My interest in the topic is how ergonomic design creates a safe working environment.   This would be meaningful, as it would help in creating a safer working environment for employees I would work with in the future.

RESOURCE 2

            Fernandez, J. & Goodman, M. (2008). Ergonomics in the workplace. Retrieved from  http://www.seas.columbia.edu/earth/wtert/sofos/nawtec/nawtec08/nawtec08-0019.pdf

INFORMATION ON THE RESOURCE

          -Title:ERGONOMICS IN THE WORKPLACE

        Author:  Fernandez, J. & Goodman, M.

         Publication:  NIOSH Cincinnati

2. SCHOLARLY / POPULAR:

     Scholarly

3. CURRENCY

       – Publication Date: 2008

       – Most Current Research: Yes

4. DESCRIPTION

        Topic: This source is important to the topic as it gives a deep insight on the reasons why ergonomics is important in the workplace.

5. PRIMARY / SECONDARY

         Secondary

6.  ANALYSIS OF BIAS/ OBJECTIVITY

      – Formally Identified: None

      – Informal or Unstated: None

      – Evaluation: Acceptable

7. ANALYSIS OF ARGUMENT

       Claim: The primary objective of ergonomics is to enhance health as well as safety in order to optimize productivity.

       Evidence: The results important influence of ergonomic design towards people in interior design is that it helps in mitigating workplace.

8. SPONSORSHIP:

       US Department of Labor, Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in the United States by   Industry, Washington

9. RELEVANCE

              My interest in the topic is how ergonomic design creates a safe working environment. Research in this topic will involve how satisfactory is ergonomic design to employees. Approaches that will be used to gather information will include participatory observation, questionnaires, and literature review of different sources, especially from online libraries.

RESOURCE 3

            Olgunturk, N. Demirkan, H. (2009). Ergonomics and universal design in interior   architecture education. Retrieved from http://jfa.arch.metu.edu.tr/archive/0258-5316/2009/cilt26/sayi_2/123-138.pdf

INFORMATION ON THE RESOURCE

          -Title: ERGONOMICS AND UNIVERSAL DESIGN IN INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION       

        Author:  Olgunturk, N. Demirkan, H.

 2. SCHOLARLY / POPULAR:

     Scholarly

3. CURRENCY

       – Publication Date: 2009

       – Most Current Research: Yes

4. DESCRIPTION

        Topic: This source is important to the topic as it gives a deep insight on the reasons why ergonomics is important in the workplace.

5. PRIMARY / SECONDARY

         Secondary

6.  ANALYSIS OF BIAS/ OBJECTIVITY

      – Formally Identified: None

      – Informal or Unstated: None

      – Evaluation: Acceptable

7. ANALYSIS OF ARGUMENT

       Claim: The primary objective of ergonomics is to enhance health as well as safety in order to optimize productivity.

       Evidence: This is a crucial aspect to the individuals because they are in a position to attend to their jobs without any day losses, implying steady productivity.

8. SPONSORSHIP:

   The principles of Universal Design

       (Center for Universal Design).

9. RELEVANCE

        My interest in the topic is how ergonomic design creates a safe working environment. This would be meaningful, as it would help in creating a safer working environment for employees I would work with in the future.

RESOURCE 4

        Schumaker, K. (2013). The contribution to and effect of design and architecture on health & activity promotion in the workplace. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1149&context=archthesis

INFORMATION ON THE RESOURCE

          -Title: THE CONTRIBUTION TO AND AFFECT OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE ON HEALTH & ACTIVITY PROMOTION (H&AP) IN THE WORKPLACE

        Author:  Schumaker, K.         

2. SCHOLARLY / POPULAR:

     Scholarly

3. CURRENCY

       – Publication Date: 2013

       – Most Current Research: Yes

4. DESCRIPTION

        Topic: The built environment includes all aspects of the environment that are modified by workplaces

5. PRIMARY / SECONDARY

         Secondary

6.  ANALYSIS OF BIAS/ OBJECTIVITY

      – Formally Identified: None

      – Informal or Unstated: None

      – Evaluation: Acceptable

7. ANALYSIS OF ARGUMENT

       Claim: The primary objective of ergonomics is to enhance health as well as safety in order to optimize productivity.

       Evidence: This is a crucial aspect to the individuals because they are in a position to attend to their jobs without any day losses, implying steady productivity.

8. SPONSORSHIP:

   University of Nebraska – Lincoln

 9. RELEVANCE

                  Healthier communities planning is a challenging health promotion activity. The evidence is   clear that [we] must invest more in promoting good health in whatever way possible…to find, as I was able to do, a niche in which professional skills can be used in

            a new and beneficial way for humanity.

RESOURCE 5

          Sorrento, L. (2012) A Natural Balance: Interior Design, Humans, and Sustainability.   Retrieved from http://idec.orgwww.idec.org/files/Vol_37_2_Linda_Sorrento.pdf

INFORMATION ON THE RESOURCE

          -Title: A Natural Balance: Interior Design, Humans, and Sustainability        Author:  Sorrento, L.

2. SCHOLARLY / POPULAR:

     Scholarly

3. CURRENCY

       – Publication Date: 2012

       – Most Current Research: Yes

4. DESCRIPTION

        Topic: Reducing Energy Consumption Forces a Technology Versus Human Debate

5. PRIMARY / SECONDARY

        Primary

6.  ANALYSIS OF BIAS/ OBJECTIVITY

      – Formally Identified: None

      – Informal or Unstated: None

      – Evaluation: Acceptable

7. ANALYSIS OF ARGUMENT

       Claim: The primary objective of ergonomics is to enhance health as well as safety in order to optimize productivity.

       Evidence: This is a crucial aspect to the individuals because they are in a position to attend to their jobs without any day losses, implying steady productivity.

8. SPONSORSHIP:

       Sorrento Consulting, LLC

9. RELEVANCE

                   The article discusses how designers can balance between interior design, the people and ensure sustainability in the long run. The article is relevant to this topic as interior designers needs to understand how to balance these factors.

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