Nivå/kategori

Yrkesstudier

Undervisningsspråk

Engelska

Kurstyp

Obligatorisk

Rekommenderat studieår

3

Omfattning

5 sp

Kompetensmål

The aim of the course is to gain the most current information about Design for All, Inclusive design and Gerontechnology as a basis for and planning for project work within the Gerontechnology module.

Läranderesultat

At the end of the course the student is expected to - be able to relate the field of gerontechnology to the process of ageing and the everyday life of the elderly - demonstrate an understanding of the importance of design for all and user-friendly design in products, environments and services - be able to develop a vision of gerontechology

Innehåll

-What is Gerontechnology? -Design for All and Inclusive Design -Userfriendly Design and product development -Multiprofessional consultation

Förkunskaper

Module: Basics in gerontology Module: Senior citizens in the society Module: Geriatrics

Litteratur

Carlsson, Gunilla. (2004) Travelling by Urban Public Transport: Exploration of Usability Problems in a Travel Chain Perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2004, pp. 83 – 84 Fozard J. et al.2000. Gerontechnology: Creating enabling environments for the challenges and opportunities of aging. Educational Gerontology, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p 331, 14p. Harrington T.L. & Harrington M.K. 2000. Gerontechnology Why and How. Shaker Publishing B.V. ISBN 90-423-0107-4 Current scientific articles. Handouts and lecturenotes.

Studieaktiviteter

  • Föreläsningar - 28 timmar
  • Självstudier - 91 timmar
  • Seminarier - 14 timmar

Arbetsbelastning

  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 133 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 133 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar

Undervisningsform

Närundervisning

Examinationsformer

  • Tentamina (skriftliga-, muntliga-, hem-)
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio

Lärare

Ring Joachim

Examinator

Sundell Solveig

Kursens hemsida

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Kursens slutdatum

Slutdatum meddelas senare

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Examinationsformer

  • 2012-10-02 - Tentamina
  • 2012-10-23 - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs- och studieplansökning