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Picture communication - ACC.040

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
Closed for application
1 ECTS

MODULE TYPE: SDG11

MODULE DESCRIPTION

The thematic module introduces the student to aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques such as the use of pictures or symbols. Lectures focus on strategies (such as PECS, first-then boards) and the use of different systems (such as ARASAAC, Mulberry or Sclera) in different situations. Technologies, culture and the environment are also briefly discussed.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing the module, the student is able to produce basic communication with images or symbols and is able to name different strategies understanding different use cases. The student is also able to describe the difference between AAC systems.


Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Online

SDG11 Theme:

ECTS: 1

Semester: All


Starting date: 8 March 2021 & 1 Autumn 2021

Finishing date: The course must be completed before 31 July 2021. Finishing date for autumn is 31 December 2021.

Enrollment period: The last day to apply 5 July 2021. 

Additional information: This course is studied independently online and at your own pace.

University

Tampere University

Participation info

The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities. Please fill this form to apply: https://www.service4mobility.com/europe/BewerbungServlet?identifier=TAMPERE17&kz_bew_pers=S&kz_bew_art=IN&aust_prog=ECIUMM&sprache=en

If you have any questions about applying, please contact mobility.tau@tuni.fi.