On this course, you will learn how speech can be used to interact with technology.
The thematic module covers the main principles of speech-based human-technology interaction, focusing on spoken interfaces which facilitate accessibility and 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.
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.
- gain insights in applying voice assistants to enhance accessibility.
All materials can be found from Digicampus Moodle. The course key is ”20methods21”.
Independent assignments and final essay. The course can be completed at your own pace.
You can get a digital badge after completing this course.
User interfaces and usability