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Spoken interfaces - ACC.050

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
Closed for application
1 ECTS

MODULE TYPE: SDG11

MODULE DESCRIPTION

The thematic module covers the main principles of speech-based human-technology interaction, focusing on spoken interfaces which facilitate accessibility. Agent design for spoken interfaces. This includes both speech output (e.g., spoken prompts for people with visual disabilities) and speech input (e.g., speech control for physically disabled personnel). The students will also be introduced to different Voice Assistants and how they are being used in facilitating accessibility in the real-world.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this thematic module, the student will know the principles of spoken interaction and the main technologies and methods to create accessible spoken interfaces. The students will also gain insights in applying voice assistants to enhance accessibility.

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.