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Accessibility and user experience

Individual course

The course introduces the very basics of user experience evaluation in the context of human-technology interaction.

Course contents

The module introduces the very basics of user experience evaluation in the context of human-technology interaction. These are described through concrete cases that demonstrate how evaluation design is affected by the special characteristics of certain user groups and how they need to be taken into account. The examples consist of field studies conducted with special user groups, such as individuals with developmental disabilities, visually impaired users, physically disabled users, and children.

Learning outcomes

After completing the module, the student will

  • be aware of the most basic techniques employed to evaluate interactive applications.
  • be aware that not all methods are suitable as such to be used with different kinds of user groups.
  • be able to consider items requiring extra attention when designing accessible user experience evaluations.

Course material

All materials can be found from Digicampus Moodle. The course key is ”20methods21”.

Completion methods

Independent assignments and final essay. The course can be completed at your own pace.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Saavutettavuus, UX, käyttökokemus, käyttäjäkokemussuunnittelu, HTI, human computer interaction

Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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ICT studies
User interfaces and usability
Course code:
Study credits:
0 €
Course level:
Teaching period:
Continuously on-going
Application deadline:
Continuously on-going
Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching method:
Teaching language:
General prerequisites:
Basic understanding of accessibility, for example the course Fundamentals of accessibility
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