Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. TNX097 overlaps following cours/es: TNS120 and TNX096. Optional for: C4, C4da, D4, E4, E4mt, F4, F4mt, M4, MD4. Course coordinator: Håkan Neveryd, university instructor, Prerequisites: At least 90 credits awarded or credited within the Master of Science programme. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 15. The number of participants is limited to 35 Selection criteria: Credits remaining for degree completion according to Ladok June 17th. Assessment: The assessment will be based on individual and group work. A grade of 3 will be given to students who pass individual compulsory assignments, the take-home exam, project work and interface analysis in groups. Further information: The course includes lectures delivered in the classroom and over the Internet. Home page:

The course aims to be an eye-opener as to how technology can create possibilities for people with disabilities. Knowledge about the technology user, user interfaces and the ability to understand the process as a whole will be important characteristics of an engineer in the design process of the future.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The course deals with the possibilities that technology offers people with the following disabilities:

Jönsson, B et al: Människonära design. Studentlitteratur 2005. ISBN:978-91-44-04494-1. Boken finns också att ladda ned från .
Also available in English:
Jönsson, B (ed.): Design Side by Side. Studentlitteratur 2006. ISBN:978-91-44-01936-9. The book can also be downloaded from .
Internet links.