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Maths notation and terminology

Unlike text, maths notation and equations in digital materials needs some extra care to make accessible. Students may want to use a magnifier or change the look of equations to …

Lecture capture: innovative or unwelcome technology?

‘Lecture capture is an umbrella term describing any technology that allows instructors to record what happens in their classrooms and make it available digitally.’ Educause While some disabled students have …

Multiple formats

In this video you hear E.A. asking Abi about her views on the development of multiple formats as a way of providing access to digitised documents that suit individual preferences …

Institutional benefits of multiple formats

In this video, Ben Watson, the Accessible Information Project Adviser at the University of Kent, discusses the idea of ‘up streaming’ and ‘building awareness at source’ rather than retro fitting …

Student perspective

In the video three students discuss the benefits of inclusive teaching and the impact it has had on their learning. Sarah, a PhD student at the University of Southampton Web …

The social model of disability

The social model of disability allows us to move away from a focus on individual difficulties and remove the barriers that may be unintentionally introduced in certain learning and teaching …

Circles of inclusion

‘Teaching that engages students in learning that is meaningful, relevant and accessible to all, embracing a view of the individual and of individual difference as a source of diversity that …

Creating a companion glossary

This course focuses on bringing together ideas and information about creating, developing and encouraging inclusive learning and teaching environments in higher education in one place. Many of you may be …

Academic perspective

In this video, Professor Graeme Earl explains why he feels inclusion is important and how it has changed his teaching practices. Graeme is a professor in Digital Humanities who has …

Institutional perspective

In this video, Ben Watson, the Accessible Information Project Adviser at the University of Kent, talks about the importance of raising awareness regarding inclusion. Ben also makes the comment that …

Join the online community

We’d love to find out more about you and why you have joined us on this course. In this step, we are going to ask you to do two things: …
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