Trends in accessibility research - ACC.220
MODULE TYPE: SDG11
From designing for disability, to designing for abilities and for augmenting human capabilities, this thematic module takes a broader look at the trends in research on accessibility with a focus on ideas, designs, prototypes, and products for the 21st century. The module will introduce ongoing research on Cyborgs, artificial limbs and augmentations, brain-computer interactions, AI, etc., through published research in HCI and accessibility, and other venues. The module discusses how our understanding of human abilities is changing, and the different research trajectories from where we are today.
After completing the module, students are familiar with current and future research trends in accessibility, including those that are on the cusps of becoming mainstream in the 21st century to those that are at the edge and/or controversial. Students will also learn how to read and critically analyze research papers in HCI and Accessibility.
Module level: Advanced
Degree level: Master
Study mode: Online
Starting date: May 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 for spring semester is 5 July 2021.
Additional information: This course is studied independently online and at your own pace.