Norway, Oslo

Universal Design of New and Emerging Interfaces

when 1 July 2019 - 26 July 2019
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee NOK 1000

The main topic in this course is the design, evaluation, and testing of new and emerging user interfaces in technologies such as augmented, virtual and mixed reality; artificial intelligence user agents; brain-computer interfaces; and autonomous vehicle – among others. This is developed in accordance with principles for universal accessibility and acquired through many practical exercises coupled with lectures presenting theories relevant to the field.

The course will also provide both theoretical principles of universal design and hands-on experience on how to design and evaluate ICT systems using these principles.

It is recommended to have completed one full year of university studies (60 ECTS) before the program starts, and that a minimum of 30 ECTS of your total 60 ETCS be within computer science.

Why OsloMet?
The OsloMet International Summer School offers courses to students from any discipline with an interest to learn more about technology and about how to incorporate it into their respective disciplines and professions. In addition to intensive classes, you will get the opportunity to learn in an international, innovative and collaborative environment while making friends and growing your international professional network. The program will consist of active group work, excursions and an innovation camp to strengthen the learning as well as the social outcome of your summer!

For more information and the chance to sign up, please follow the link to our home page.

Target group

Students from any field, age and country are welcome to apply! The Summer School is hosted by the Department of Computer Science under the Faculty of Technology, Art and Design at Oslo Metropolitan University. Please check the home page for information regarding prerequisites for this course.

Credits info

10 EC
The course will be offered both with 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS – the assignments differ between the two. The 10 ECTS course will consist of 4 weeks in class at OsloMet, plus 8 weeks additional independent study.

Fee info

NOK 1000: All participants at OsloMet International Summer School must pay a summer school fee of 1000 NOK.

This covers participation, arrival service, welcome pack, social program, and excursions.