By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Design accessible learning materials and activities for online learning
- Evaluate the accessibility of websites, online platforms, and interactive tools
- Reflect on the common challenges and benefits that students with disabilities find with online learning
- Synthesise understanding of innovations in assistive technology to support learners in new and effective ways
- Lead and develop effective processes to achieve accessibility in educational institutions which meet legal and policy requirements
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to start conversations with fellow learners and read any announcements relating to your microcredential.
From 15 Mar 2021
Online Teaching: Accessibility and Inclusive Learning
Understand accessibility and inclusion issues and learn how to design and deliver accessible online learning.
13 hours per week
Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.
15 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University
The assessment will require you to develop an accessibility auditing approach suited to your context and apply this to a specific unit of teaching and learning. You will suggest changes to that unit, providing a rationale and write a reflective commentary explaining the impact of the course on your professional or personal practice.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.
- LocationMilton Keynes, UK
- World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020