Accessibility courses starting in March!

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Accessibility courses are starting in March in Tampere Universities. The courses are open for students and personnel.

Accessibility in Digital Society is a flexible study module taught entirely online. You can take one course or complete the whole accessibility module. The courses offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view on various aspects of accessibility in society, presenting both practical and theoretical perspectives into topics such as web accessibility, image, video and audio description, easy language, accessibility, and user experience research as well as accessibility and art, games and AI.

We offer three courses starting in March:

  1. Fundamentals of Accessibility (5 credits)
  2. Methods and Technologies for Accessibility and their Evaluation (1-20 credits)
  3. Independent Accessibility Project work ( 5 credits)

The first two courses are free-paced. The first one is an introductory course giving an overview of accessibility.

The second course offers more specialized and applied perspectives to particular topics. Modules starting in March are:

  • Defining and discussing accessibility in society
  • Picture communication
  • Audio description of art
  • Web accessibility I (technical)
  • Web accessibility II (content)
  • Accessible AI
  • Spoken interfaces
  • Games, gamification, serious games and accessibility
  • Accessible Documents

The third course is an independent project, assigned to fit each students’ interests and areas of expertise.

To complete the study module (at least 20 credits) you have to:

  • Complete the Fundamentals of Accessibility course
  • Complete at least 10 credits of Methods and Technologies for Accessibility and their Evaluation course
  • Complete the Independent Accessibility Project work course