Scott asks how we can support learners at this difficult time and encourage them to reflect on the positive and negative impacts digital can have.
For students entitled to Disabled Students Allowance (DSA), or similar support, an expert needs assessment is an essential part of the process. A needs assessment is a student-centred process where recommendations for adjustments, support strategies and assistive technology are tailored to a student’s unique profile. With the impact of lockdown meaning that a face-to-face needs […]
Zac raises some points to consider when thinking about bringing learning tools into online teaching. What questions should educators ask when choosing tools?
Covid-19 has caused a sudden switch to online delivery for many. Inevitably we have focused on an immediate response to the crisis. Julia Taylor, Jisc subject specialist in inclusive practice explores what we can learn from this experience to strengthen our response longer term.
Chris starts to think about what happens once this current lockdown is over. How can we make sure people can recover, that lessons are learned and planning for the future can begin?
We’re mindful that the necessary increase in online learning delivery is happening in the context of new web accessibility regulations. These regulations mean it is a legal requirement for colleges and universities to ensure that new online content meets certain standards. These standards ensure disabled students can access important information and course materials on your […]
Scott unpicks the data from a recent poll carried out at Jisc’s second online briefing planning for the Coronavirus. Top tips from the sector include areas such as upskilling staff, providing a consistent online experience for learners and remote working.
Rohan Slaughter points to a range of useful assistive technology resources that are likely to be suitable for students with a range of support needs.
Monday 23rd March saw the second online briefing on preparing for Coronavirus. Based on feedback, comments and answers to the questions we asked in the first briefing, we have tailored the topics to try and answer the most common points. How does an organisation take steps to ensure that they are moving in the right […]
It’s easy for those of us who are more experienced at online delivery to forget how daunting it can be to do it for the first time. I’ve been delivering online courses now for 10 years, but I remember how I felt when I was first told that I had to deliver an established face-to-face […]