International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Over one billion people, 15% of the world’s population, live with some form of disability. Removing barriers to their participation creates a better world for all. December 3rd, marks the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities and this year’s theme centres around inclusion. The Equality Act 2010 asks us to make reasonable adjustments for disbaled people. With this is in mind, the Educational Technology Team have put together a set of good practice principles that staff can factor into their Learning Space module design.

Involve a diverse groups of learners in the design of your online module to provide feedback and advice and help you iterate.

Provide multimedia alternatives to text; close captioned videos, audio and supportive visuals can break learning into chunks.

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