In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of user interface personalization in the context of web sites and web applications.
You will learn how user interface (UI) personalization can enable web pages to adapt to a diversity of needs, especially the needs of people with disabilities. The course will explain the difference between adaptable and adaptive user interfaces, and why adaptable user interfaces have been only moderately successful.
You will receive an introduction to the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) framework and its infrastructure of automatically adapting a user interface to a user’s needs and preferences.
Optionally, you will also learn how to make an example web application adaptable by connecting it with the GPII framework.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.