“Assistec” – “A University Course on Assistive Technologies”

Kerstin Matausch, Barbara Ehrenstorfer, Klaus Miesenberger

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Research results concerning Assistive Technologies show a growing demand of experts on AT deriving from an increase in use of Assistive Technologies which can be seen as an indirect result of worldwide population development trends. According to these recent changes efforts on inclusion of people with disabilities and older adults is of prime importance. Due to these facts the Institute Integriert Studieren started developing a new university course on Assistive Technologies. The characteristics are the composition of the course and its interdisciplinary content. Graduates will be awarded with an academic title. The following article describes the idea of the training, its contents, its realisation and its expected impacts.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference, ICCHP 2006 - Proceedings
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)3540360204, 9783540360209
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event10th Conference on Helping People with Special Needs - Linz, Austria
Duration: 11 Jul 200613 Jul 2010

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume4061 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference10th Conference on Helping People with Special Needs


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