- learn from experts and students about their experiences of inclusive teaching and learning, alongside their use of technology to aid study skills.
- investigate the creation of digitally accessible documentation and multimedia
- recognise the benefits of multiple representations of teaching materials, and
- explore strategies for using digital technologies within teaching and learning environments.
The course is designed for all levels of expertise with links and resources to encourage further exploration into areas of special interest.
License Terms, Acknowledgement & Disclaimer
The ECS Accessibility Team at the University of Southampton would like to thank colleagues and students from the University of Kent for their support in the development of this course
The resources in this course are made available to the public under the terms of the Creative Commons by Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) license and have been been partially funded by the ERASMUS+ grant program of the European Union under grant no. 2014-1-DE01-KA203-000679 (MOOC Accessibility Partnership). Neither the European Commission nor the project’s national funding agency DAAD are responsible for the content or liable for any losses or damage resulting of the use of these resources.
Inclusive Teaching and Learning
This course is freely available to all those who enrol. It has 8 lessons with a final quiz that will only show if all the lessons are marked as having been completed. We hope you enjoy reading and interacting with the content.
Creating Inclusive Practices
Introduction to Inclusive Teaching and Learning
Graeme Earl discusses the impact that moving his teaching online had on his views about inclusion and accessibility.
Small Steps towards Inclusion – KIPS
Ben Watson introduces the idea of small steps making a difference in terms of reducing barriers to inclusion
The Student Voice
Three students talk about the impact inclusive teaching and learning practices have had on their ability to take degrees.
Library support for Inclusion
Ben Watson talks about the role librarians can play in making reading materials and library content more inclusive and accessible
Embedding Inclusion in Everyday Practice
Ben Watson discusses how embedding inclusive practises from the start can make all the difference rather than retrofitting
Multiple means of Delivery
Born Digital Multiple Formats – Born Accessible
Introducing multiple formats with key points to their creation to provide accessible teaching and learning materials
Recording, captioning and transcripts
Mike Wald highlights the importance of captioning video recordings and offering transcripts to help all students.
STEM Subjects and Inclusion
Using technology with science subjects to support user preferences by offering alternatives to text.