“Accessibility in digital society” is a unique entity on a Finnish and global scale. The study module deals with accessibility from several different perspectives and comprehensively deals with the role of both people and technology in accessibility. Topics covered include artificial intelligence, audio description, games and entertainment.
The package was built with a wide range of various needs in mind. It is possible to choose the modules which benefit the most for oneself or one’s own organization. The education will initially be offered in English.
The following modules will be available:
- Introduction to Accessibility MOOC (free)
- Accessible Culture 4 ECTS
- Web Accessibility 3 ECTS
- Trends in Accessibility 4 ECTS
- Accessible Language 5 ECTS
- Accessible Teaching 3 ECTS
- Accessible Media 4 ECTS
- How to face disabled person? 1 ECTS
In addition to the modules, there is a short 1 ECTS course, Introduction to Accessibility MOOC, open to all and free of charge. The contents of the course are useful for everyone. The course provides an understanding of what accessibility is, who benefits accessibility, why make things accessible, how to face a person with a disability and how different laws and directives affect accessibility. The course is offered in both Finnish and in English.