[ 921CGELATAK13 ] KV Assistive Technologies and Accessibility

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Bachelor's programme Computer Science 2022W 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 2013W
Objectives Students develop

- basic awareness and understanding of the importance of web and software accessibility

- basic knowledge about disabilities, their implications and requirements for software systems

- knowledge about Assistive Technologies (AT)

- practical skills in development and design of Assistive Technologies for selected groups of people with disabilities

Subject - 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

- Overview to Assistive Technologies (AT), trends and developments

- Practical examples of development of AT

- Practical development of AT

- user centred design and contacts to users / user involvement

Criteria for evaluation Participation, contribution, exam and quality of practical examples
Methods Combination of presentation, discussion and practice
Language German or English (on demand)
Study material - handout

- up to date literature

Changing subject? Yes
Further information
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment