Trends in accessibility research
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. The main focus is on the ideas, designs, prototypes, and products of the 21st century.
The course will introduce ongoing research on topics such as cyborgs, artificial limbs and augmentations, brain-computer interaction and artificial intelligence (AI) through published research in HCI and accessibility, as well as 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 course, the student will
- be familiar with current and future research trends in accessibility, including those that are on the cusp of becoming mainstream in the 21st century and those that are at the edge and/or controversial.
- learn how to read and critically analyse research papers in HCI and 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.
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