eLearning: Introduction to accessible teaching and learning

An easy-to-consume online training course that introduces university staff to the importance of digital accessibility.

What will your colleagues learn?

Created just for Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE) institutions, this online eLearning solution will provide accessibility guidance to your staff on-demand, at their own pace. Participants learn what accessibility is, why it is important and how they can play their part in creating a learning environment where nobody is excluded. 

What the course contains:

  • Introduction to assistive technologies, models of disability and impairment types​ 
  • Introduction to legislation​ 
  • Personal stories to articulate the ‘why’ of accessibility
  • Student case studies  
  • Introduction to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines​ 
  • Top tips on how to create accessible learning experiences​ 
  • Video demonstrations of  dos  and don’ts
  • Resources and tools that can help​ 
  • Tests to check learning

As a self-guided module, all staff can complete the course in their own time, at their own pace.

For an idea of some of the course content, this screenshot shows part of the section describing the importance of meeting the needs of the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations:

Screenshot from Accessible Teaching and Learning eLearning online module showing video screenshot with computer, tablet, laptop device icons and text reads Public Sector Regulations as a headline. The Left hand navigation of the webpage shows 'Introduction to accessible teaching and learning' and then 'What digital accessibility means to us, Who here is disabled?, Models of Disability, Permanent, Temporary or situational impairment, Disability and Accessibility' as the navigation options.

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Get 10 training courses for the price of 8

To help you get even better value this year, we have a 10 for the price of 8 bundle on AbilityNet online training courses for you and your team to enjoy. 
If you're looking for to book training for a group on a single course, please contact us about our great value in-house training options.

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