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Accessible AI

Individual course

This course briefly introduces the student to artificial intelligence (AI) and some of the ways in which AI is used to empower people with disabilities.

Course contents

Lectures focus on three cases:

  1. Communication and connection
  2. Employment
  3. Daily life

AI can empower people with disabilities but there are also concerns about the diversity, inclusiveness, and accessibility of AI, which are also briefly addressed.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will be able to

  • see opportunities to build modern solutions for people with disabilities by using AI in a more contextually relevant way.
  • understand concerns about the diversity, inclusiveness, and accessibility of AI.

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, tekoäly, inklusiivisuus, diversiteetti, accessibility

Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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AI and machine learning
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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