Improving online accessibility for students

As schools make recorded lessons available to students online, they may not be making them accessible for students with disabilities.

Source: www.eschoolnews.com

This is a huge issue, and one that we have to give serious thought to. It’s not yet common practice to have captions for videos, for example, but this should actually be something that we add as a matter of course. There are a lot of suggestions for how to support school pupils on the CALL Scotland wesbite: http://www.callscotland.org.uk/Home/

In creating online courses, we have to give maximum support for all learners, which may involve giving a choice to learners about how they access the materials.

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