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Goodbye!

Thank you from all of the ‘Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments’ course team – we hope that you have enjoyed your journey with us! This course has been funded through …

Using multimedia for complex subjects

“Technologies are merely tools that can be used in a variety of ways. What matters more is how technologies are applied. The same technology can be applied in different ways, …

Using cloud technology

To conclude this final discussion about collaborative learning environments, Abi talks about the way we can use cloud technologies to help us share knowledge and resources. Many of us use …

Can we use mobile technology to support collaboration?

“Smartphones and tablet PCs have revolutionised mobile technology and the way we communicate today. They have also transformed the Assistive Technology (AT) market for people with disabilities. These mainstream devices …

Creating inclusive assessments

Assignments, course work and examinations can all cause barriers for some students and Mike tells us in this video how he varies the type of materials and assessments he offers …

Technology for creativity and planning

In this video, Peter Rainger talks about the way he uses concept or mind mapping to plan projects. Visualising ideas as diagrams or graphical maps has often been mentioned as …

Technology power user

In this video, PhD student Sarah tells us about all the technologies she uses to support her study strategies and collaborate with other students but are these skills true of …

Challenges of architecture

‘Architecture bridges the sciences with the arts. Students who succeed in architecture are balanced individuals who can manage the rigor of the rational and the ambiguity of the intuitive.’ Texas …

What’s next?

We hope you’ve enjoyed Week 2 of this course. You can check your progress on the course so far. Next week, we’ll be looking at encouraging inclusive learning and teaching …

The pros and cons of shared learning activities

In this video, Professor Graeme Earl introduces us to the idea of incorporating the use of online tools to enhance collaborative learning activities as well as practical ideas for replicating …

Creative courses and technology

The use of technology to support disabled students taking creative courses has expanded in recent years offering a chance for active involvement in many aspects of design and performance. The …

Student reading experience

In this video JohnJo and Sarah talk about what they consider are the most beneficial aspects of using digital texts. JohnJo mentions anytime access and options for free apps. Sarah …

Technology making STEM subjects inclusive

The way materials are presented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects can be challenging for some disabled students. As with all subjects accessible digital formats and applications are …