Creating accessible e-learning resources for disabled students.

Evaluating Practice

Positive Practice?

Note the provisions or arrangements in your institution that currently support the creation of web and e-learning content that is accessible for disabled students.


Potential Barriers?

Statement True/true to some extent/false
There is a widely publicised institutional accessibility policy that clearly sets out an accessibility standard that software, web and e-learning resources must meet, defines responsibilities for meeting this standard, and the consequences for failing to meet it.  
There is a system for ensuring that all software, web and e-learning resources used in learning and teaching meet
the institution’s specified accessibility standard.
The institution provides access to training, information and support on accessible design techniques as part of staff training on web and e-learning development.  


Statement True/true to some extent/false
Networked accessibility evaluation tools are available to check the work academics create.  
Access to assistive technologies is available, so that web and e-learning content can be evaluated under different
browsing conditions that might be experienced by some students.
There is a system through which academics and e-learning developers can obtain feedback from disabled staff and students regarding the accessibility and usability of
software, web and e-learning resources used in teaching.
Facilities and expertise is available within the institution for the creation of accessible multimedia (for example video with captions and audio descriptions)  

Possible solutions:

Where you consider that there is a need for positive action in relation to some of your comments above, detail the solution(s) you would regard as effective, and note the locus of responsibility.



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