Checking date: 19/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Accessibility to audiovisual media
Study: Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering (218)

Coordinating teacher: RUIZ MEZCUA, MARIA BELEN

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
The objective is to acquire the necessary knowledge to design audiovisual systems accessible to all people regardless of their abilities, focusing on oral deaf people and blind people. 1. Know the basic principles of universal accessibility. 2. Acquire the necessary knowledge for its application in the field of technologies and engineering. 3. Learn about the tools for the generation of accessible audiovisual content. 4. Acquire the skills to generate and modify accessible audiovisual content.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Normative framework: from an accessibility perspective. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Sustainable Development Goals 2030. LOMLOE 2. Concept of accessibility (from a generic point of view): Accessibility from different perspectives (cognitive accessibility, physical accessibility, digital accessibility, emotional accessibility...but without talking about types of disability). Types of accessibility. 3. Assistive technologies. General overview: - What are they? - What are they? - Resources where they can be found Accessibility in audiovisual content (part 1): - Introduction to subtitling. Accessibility in audiovisual content (part 2): Introduction to audio description. 4. Tools to eliminate barriers in education: Tools for teaching accessible classes. Video call tools for online education. How to make accessible Word, PowerPoint, etc. documents. Accessibility in social networks.
Learning activities and methodology
Master classes. Aimed at teaching the specific skills of the subject, especially those related to basic knowledge 2. Practical classes. Aimed at putting into practice the knowledge obtained in the master classes 3. Autonomous work. Oriented towards individual or group learning of the specific skills of the subject. 4. Tutorials. Individual assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher. 5. Seminars taught by experts
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.