187.A59 Assistive Technology 1
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to analyse barriers arising from disability. They know the physical background of disabilities, are able to classify them and to identify measures to overcome limitations. They have an understanding of Assistive Technology for support of different forms of disability and in old age and are able to select typical assistive aids.

Subject of course

  • Introduction into and definition of disability
  • Medical basics
  • Sensory organs - Basics of anatomy and physiology
  • Motor functions
  • Classification according ICIDH and ICF
  • Sensory impairments
  • Motor impairments
  • Language and intellectual impairments
  • Age related impairments
  • Demography
  • Classification of technical aids
  • Principles of "Design for All" and "Universal Design"
  • Human-Computer-Interfaces for disabled and older people
  • Vision improvements and aids for orientation and navigation
  • Hearing improvements
  • Mobility improvements
  • Assistive technology for everyday tasks

Teaching methods

Introduction into the topic area, presentation and discussion of examples and case studies

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

This lecture is the successor of VO Elektron. Hilfsmittel für behinderte Menschen (383.510).

Old scripts (German) can be found at:

VO Elektron. Hilfsmittel für behinderte Menschen (383.510) > Literatur > Zu den Lehrunterlagen

The slides of the lecture (English) are offered as teaching materials.

 

 ECTS Breakdown:

28h Lecture
21h Literature study
25h Preparation for exam
  1h Exam
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75h Sum = 3 ECTS

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu09:00 - 09:3007.10.2021 online event (LIVE)Briefung jointly with VO Assistive Systeme
Thu09:00 - 13:0025.11.2021 - 20.01.2022 online event (LIVE)VO Assistive Technologien 1
Assistive Technology 1 - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu07.10.202109:00 - 09:30 online eventBriefung jointly with VO Assistive Systeme
Thu25.11.202109:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Thu02.12.202109:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Thu09.12.202109:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Thu16.12.202109:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Thu13.01.202209:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Thu20.01.202209:00 - 13:00 online eventVO Assistive Technologien 1
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

One-hour written exam which is typically offered 3 times per term.

 

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 14:0006.10.2022 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten10.06.2022 00:00 - 04.10.2022 12:00TISSExam AT1 on Oct 6, 2022 (at 13:00)
Thu13:00 - 14:0024.11.2022 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten30.09.2022 00:00 - 22.11.2022 12:00TISSExam AT1 on Nov 24, 2022 (at 13:00)
Thu13:00 - 14:0026.01.2023 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten30.09.2022 12:00 - 24.01.2023 12:00TISSExam AT1 on Jan 26, 2023 (at 13:00)
Thu13:00 - 14:0002.03.2023 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten17.01.2023 00:00 - 28.02.2023 12:00TISSExam AT1 on Mar 2, 2023 (at 13:00)
Thu13:00 - 14:0004.05.2023 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten18.01.2023 00:00 - 02.05.2023 12:00TISSExam AT1 on May 4, 2023 (at 13:00)
Thu13:00 - 14:0029.06.2023 Exam takes place as a written online examwritten18.01.2023 00:00 - 27.06.2023 12:00TISSExam AT1 on June 29, 2023 (at 13:00)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2021 12:00 17.01.2022 23:59

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Language

English