[ 921CGELATAK13 ] KV Assistive Technologies and Accessibility

Es ist eine neuere Version 2021W dieser LV im Curriculum Bachelor's programme Computer Science 2021W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M - Master's programme Computer Science Klaus Miesenberger 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2021S
Objectives Students

  • develop basic awareness and understanding of the importance assistive technologies and of web and software accessibility
  • know different disabilities, their implications and requirements for software/system and Human-Comüputer Interface design and development
  • know important Assistive Technologies (AT) for Human-Computer Interaction
  • are able to design and implement assistive functionalities and tools for selected groups of people with disabilities
  • Potential and importance of ICT/AT for people with disabilities and the ageing population
  • Disabilities and their impact on usage of software systems
  • Alternative skills of people with disabilities and how to exploit them for Human-Computer Interaction
  • Overview to Assistive Technologies (AT), trends and developments
  • Frameworks for developping assistive functionalities and tools
  • User centred design of Assistive Technologies; and user involvement
Criteria for evaluation Participation, contribution, exam and quality of practical examples
Methods Combination of presentation, discussion and practice
Language English
Study material
  • handouts
  • up to date literature
Changing subject? Yes
Further information
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment