Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities

GITC 2021


Ⅰ. Overview

1. Description

Instead of a simple question based on internet surfing, the participants will search and make use of the useful information that are exciting and helpful in real life of youth with disabilities. Apart from simple text search, the participant will develop ability to access information in multimedia society by improving advanced searching skill such as image searching.

2. Type of participation: Individual

3. Type of disability: No restriction in type of disability (all types of disabilities)

Level of assignment will be differed for participants with developmental disability

4. Time: 50 mins for 10 questions (70 mins for screen reader user)

5. Type of tests

  • Browsing skills for useful information or on searching method that can be easily used in a daily life
  • Utilizing portal services and searching for social issue and important figures
  • Short answer questions

Ⅱ. Environment and Operation

1. Place and equipment

No restriction on place for participation. Both on-site participation(group participation and being monitored through Zoom) and off-site participation(individuals) in any comfortable places such as home, school, café are allowed (Off-site/individual participation is not monitored and scale of prize is different)

No restriction in equipment, mobile phone, laptop, desktop computer can be used.

Software: OS over Windows 7 and various types of browser (use freely among Chrome, Mozila Firefox, Safari)

Software for participants with visual impairment: NVDA, Jaws

2. Rules of the test and submission

The Challenge will be held on June 17th (Preliminary round); Oct 20th (Final round)

The participants can log in before the test starts

The questions of the test will be uploaded on GITC 2021 official website on the day of the test

The answer should be written in English

Ⅲ. Evaluation

1. Evaluation criteria

All questions are in the form of a short answer question (Link for English web page will not be included)

Only correct answer will gain point

No partial point will be given

Priority for even scores

  • 1st priority

    Level of disabilities
  • 2nd priority

    Younger age

Ⅳ. Penalties

1. Warning

Disturbing other participants

Leaving the place without permission

2. Disqualification

After 3 times of warning are given

When participants did not log on their real name on Zoom

When used medium that can share information with others, including email, facebook and etc.

When used other external storage device such as USB memory

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