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Hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

INTRODUCTION

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Reading
1 video (Total 7 min), 6 readings
Video1 video
Reading6 readings
Netiquette10m
Blogs and Forums10m
FAQ - General topics10m
FAQ- Time management10m
FAQ - Quizzes and assignment10m
FAQ - Certificate10m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO INCLUSION

In this unit the participants learn about three essential concepts: First they will learn more about the different audiences at which accessibility may be aimed and the different types of access support they might need. Second, the concepts of ‘inclusion’ and ‘accessibility’ will be introduced and, more in particular, they will learn how these can be defined. Finally, this unit looks at legislation on inclusion and accessibility. More in particular, the participants will learn about the various types of international and European legislation on inclusion and accessibility....
Reading
5 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Target audiences5m
Access Services5m
Disability and Inclusion5m
Legislation6m
Reading3 readings
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities10m
European Accessibility Act10m
VSO - Mainstreaming Disability10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Multiple choice quiz16m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

VENUE ACCESSIBILITY

Unit 3 “Venue Accessibility” addresses barriers to access to cultural venues and how to remove them. Buildings such as theatres or opera houses or open-air venues used for festival purposes should be as accessible as possible. Based on a distinction between different venue types, this unit covers the accessiblity chain, the FFZ principle, the accessiblity of indoor and outdoor locations as well as temporary locations. Furthermore, it addresses forms of wayfinding, signs, maps and accessibility information as well as adaptations of the venue and assistance animals. Finally, it provides recommendations for assessing and improving venue accessibility....
Reading
13 videos (Total 55 min), 1 quiz
Video13 videos
Introduction to indoor and outdoor accessibility2m
The accessibility chain3m
Outdoor venue accessibility4m
The FFZ principle5m
Indoor venue accessibility5m
Accessibility of outdoor and temporary locations (part 1)4m
Accessibility of outdoor and temporary locations (part 2)4m
Wayfinding4m
Signs, maps and information at a venue4m
Service-related and assistance-related issues4m
Assessing venue accessibility4m
Improving venue accessibility5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Multiple choice quiz34m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

ACCESS SERVICES - CONCEPTS

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Reading
16 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video16 videos
Overview of Access Services6m
Large Letters4m
Braille5m
Audio Description5m
Good Practice - AD booth2m
Mini Docu AD in the theatre3m
Audio Introduction and Touch Tours5m
Good Practice - Audio introduction2m
Good practice - AD & AI in the theatre2m
Surtitling or Captioning4m
Audio Subtitling4m
Surtitling for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing3m
Sign Language Interpreting6m
Hearing Loops & Vibrating Chairs6m
Relaxed Performance2m
Reading2 readings
Reading Translation Multilingual Events10m
Material (website links)10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Multiple choice quiz38m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

IMPLEMENTING ACCESS FACILITIES AT ARTS EVENTS TO ENSURE INCLUSION FOR ALL

This unit is about putting the knowledge about the access facilities presented in Unit 3a into practice, and covers the general and specific practical steps involved in implementing the access facilities in advance of the event, on the day of the event and after the event....
Reading
15 videos (Total 89 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video15 videos
Providing access facilities at arts events to ensure inclusion for all 15m
Providing access facilities at arts events to ensure inclusion for all 24m
Braille, Large Letters and Easy Read5m
Audio description, audio introduction and audio subtitles5m
What you need to know to provide touch tours at arts events4m
Surtitles Captions SDH5m
Sign language interpreting4m
Relaxed performances4m
Ask an audio describer7m
Ask a captioner 18m
Ask a captioner 25m
Ask a sign language interpreter7m
Ask an arts manager7m
Ask a theatre manager9m
Reading1 reading
Reading10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Multiple choice quiz30m

Instructors

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Pilar Orero

Titular de universidad
Área de Traducción e Interpretación
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Sharon Black

Research Fellow and Tutor in Translation and Interpreting
Queen's University Belfast
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Anna Matamala

Profesora
Dept. de Traducción e Interpretación y de Estudios de Asia Oriental

About Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a public university located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. International in its outlook, it is fully consolidated within its local surroundings, and offers quality education in close association with research activity, the transfer of scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge, the promotion of its human potential and the responsible management of available resources. The UAB currently offers 81 degrees, 130 official Master Programmes and 183 UAB-specific Masters Degrees. In addition, it offers 174 lifelong learning programmes and 65 PhD Programmes, 27 of which have been distinguished through Quality Awards. The UAB has a total of over 3,500 teaching and research staff, over 2,000 administrative staff and over 40,000 students....

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