MOOCAP was a European project whose name stands for “MOOCs for Accessibility Partnership”. The goal of the project was to provide education on accessible design in ICT.
We created 11 free online courses, four of which were MOOCs. The goal of these courses was to teach you how to create accessible media and content, such as web sites, mobile apps and office documents. In addition, you could learn about how to design products and systems for daily living in order to make them accessible to, understandable by and usable for a wide range of people. We provided both an introductory course and a few specialised courses.
The introductory course was hosted on FutureLearn, and has had three runs (17 October to 20 November 2016, 6 February to 12 March 2017 and from 9 October to 12 November 2017). The next run of the introductory course on Digital Accessibility is schedule for October – November 2018.
The project’s deliverables (reports) are available for download on the
Eramus+ Project Results web site.
MOOCAP had eight partners from across Europe:
- Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus
- HdM Stuttgart
- University of Southampton
- Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis
- Dublin Institute of Technology
- Technische Universität Dresden
- Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
- Πανεπιστήμιο Αιγαίου (University of the Aegean)
MOOCAP was funded by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme under grant no. 2014-1-DE01-KA203-000679 (MOOC Accessibility Partnership), through the National Agency for EU University Collaboration (Nationale Agentur für EU- Hochschulzusammenarbeit) at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). More specifically, MOOCAP was part of the Strategic Partnerships programme within Erasmus+. The MOOC Accessibility Partnership ran from 1 September 2014 till 31 August 2017, and received € 441.583 of financial support. This website reflects only the project’s view and neither the European Union nor the DAAD are liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein. For more details, including contact details, see also our impressum / legal notice.