Ethical Contract

Ethical Contract is part of the Ethics for Designers Toolkit consisting of a worksheet, designed for a team of designers and stakeholders to list their main ethical objectives, responsibilities, main design goal and sign to commit to these above listed items. This method continues based on the Ethical Disclaimer method.

Model for Informed Consent Online

Model for Informed Consent is an approach for designing informed consent for online products and services. The method was developed to achieve five goals when interfacing with users including, disclosure, comprehension, voluntariness, competence, and agreement.

Design Fiction Memos

Design fiction memos is a method designed to help practitioners to simulate how the values and ethical positions uncovered from their qualitative research findings can be actuated in practical scenarios. It also enables practitioners to explore the power and impact of organizational authority on their work.

Hippocratic Oath

Hippocratic Oath is a qualitative method that aims to help product managers shape the ethical impact of their product. This method encourages designers to reflect on their vow to protect the interest of users while developing a product.

Design with Intent

Design with Intent is a toolkit card deck and worksheet set, designed for a team of practitioners to approach design and research through intentional exploration of people’s behavior across digital and physical spaces and objects.

Diverse Voices

Diverse Voices is a guideline for group evaluation, designed for those writing technical documents to be more inclusive in their writing styles and to avoid writing practices that don’t account for diversity.

Envisioning Cards

Envisioning Cards are a set of thirty-two cards that help practitioners to consider the future impact of new technology on the larger community as well as neighbors and friends. This also helps practitioners to examine the entire lifecycle of a product. It used these five lenses to assist in this Read more…

Ethicography

A research method for value discovery, identifying how values were first identified and how these values impacted later design decisions by visualizing the interplay of identified values.

Inclusive Design Toolkit

The Inclusive Design Toolkit is a collection of digital resources and products, designed for professionals to implement inclusive design practices in relation to vision, hearing, thinking, reach/dexterity, and mobility in their workplace practices. Example of elements to consider when evaluating inclusive design practices from the toolkit website.

Moral Agent

A game within the Ethics for Designers Toolkit consisting of various components such as moral value cards, name cards, and an overview of moral values, designed for a team of designers to generate ideas while considering a set of values.

Ethical Design Scorecards

The Ethical Design Scorecard is an assessment technique that is designed to help practitioners investigate the ethical implications of their products and services. The method employs a weighted assessment criteria to determine the ethical implications of different criteria and provides information on areas that require improvement and those that are Read more…