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Case Study - Royal National College for the Blind Department of Research, Development and Testing   25 June 2005

 

Effective Use of MS Office Products in Creating Usable and Accessible Course Materials   22 June 2005

 

Accessible Web Publishing Wizard: Integrating Accessibility into Authoring Instructional Materials   23 January 2005

 

Starting from scratch – Keep it simple! Blackboard, remote access and accessibility issues   22 January 2005

 

What role does Blackboard play in supporting the pedagogical objectives of disabled students?   04 October 2004

 

Experiences with Blackboard   03 October 2004

 

Creating Onscreen Text that is Readable and Accessible.   01 July 2004

 

Guidelines for producing Readable, Accessible Onscreen Text   01 July 2004

Some brief guidelines about creating readable, accessible electronic text are given below, but much more information about eBooks and electronic text can be found at... http://www.techdis.ac.uk/ebooks/Home.htm.

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Activities - Using MS Word to Create Learning Resources   29 June 2004

A series of handouts produced by Bruce Ingraham of Teesside University which can be used for individual reference or within workshops:-
•Using styles to format your work
•Using Word to prepare documents for online dissemination
•Using Word to generate PowerPoint slides...


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Activities - Using Powerpoint to Create Learning Resources   29 June 2004

A series of handouts produced by Bruce Ingraham of Teesside University which can be used for individual reference or within workshops:-
•Issues for Discussion
• Exchanging Information between Word and PowerPoint
• Creating Over Head Transparencies (OHTs) and Handouts with PowerPoint
•Preparing PowerPoint Presentations for electronic dissemination...


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Helpful Websites to Raise Awareness of Disability Issues   29 June 2004

 

Dyslexia and Blackboard usage   22 April 2004

One of the main disabilities that we see in further education colleges is dyslexia; mild, moderate and severe. Often students arrive at our doors knowing only that they had some difficulties in school. Some then go on to have a dyslexia assessment as part of the college initial screening process. The difficulties they have might include some or all from the checklist below...


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Fonts for all   22 February 2004

There has been some interesting research on the use of specific fonts for ease of reading. The research suggests that fonts which are ‘Sans Serif’ are easier for most people to read, especially when there is a lot of text. This is particularly...

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Doing what comes naturally…   22 February 2004

Most people who work in further education have been used to making reasonable adjustments to encourage a wide variety of students to attend and achieve their educational goal. The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2002), or SENDA, offers us...

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