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Accessible lectures

Individual course

This course introduces the student to different ways of making accessible lectures.

Course contents

The student learns ways of evaluating the accessibility of the classroom from the point of view of lighting, sound design, visual information and mobility. The student also learns to think about the possible disabilities and special needs of people and how to accommodate for them in the classroom. The student will also learn about how to work with different types of interpreters and personal assistants for disabled people in the classroom setting.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will

  • have an understanding of how to make both online, hybrid and live teaching situations more accessible.
  • know how to face and communicate with a disabled student who uses an interpreter or a personal assistant.
  • be able to evaluate the accessibility of the classroom and know what changes they can execute in order for the classroom space to be more accessible.

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.

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Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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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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