Computer systems and e-accessibility for students with disabilities

Semester:
7ο
Course Type:
Elective Specialization courses (ΠΜ-E)
Track:
CS (Computer Science), CΕT (Computer Engineering and Telecoms)
Code:
ΥΣ22
ECTS:
6
TEACHING HOURS per week
Theory:
2
Seminar:
-
Laboratory:
2
Specializations
Foundations of Computer Science (Ε1):
-
Data and Knowledge Management (Ε2):
-
Software (Ε3):
-
Hardware and Architecture (Ε4):
-
Communications and Networking (Ε5):
-
Signal and Information Processing (Ε6):
-
Related Courses
Course Content

Dimensions of user differentiation. User needs analysis for persons with sensory (vision, hearing, touch), motor (locomotion, dexterity, reaching/stretching) and cognitive (mental functions, interpersonal communication) disability.  Modeling and metrics of disability based on the standards of the World Health Organisation. The principles of Universal Design. The 80/20 rule (Pareto principle). Techniques, devices and software for accessible interaction - Computer based Assistive Technologies. The rules of Fitts and Hick. Application of Universal Design on accessible multimedia content. Component-based life cycle of accessible software applications. Universal Design for Learning. International standards for accessibility and usability. The Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Legal obligations for the web content accessibility. Development of accessible websites. Tools for the assessment and evaluation of websites' accessibility.