Academic Registry will be publishing a series of help guides over the next 3 weeks every Tuesday and Thursday to assist staff in developing inclusive learning resources.  These step by step guides will help everyone meet the requirements of the new accessibility regulations with comprehensive advice.  Guidance will cover various topics such as accessibility features of various tools available to us all and simple techniques we can use to ensure resources are accessible as possible.

Available Guidance

Today we are launching the first of the Accessibility Help Guides these are:

Introduction to Accessibility Legislation

Using Adobe Acrobat PDF Text to Speech

Making Word Documents Accessible and using the Accessibility Checker

Further Support

LTE is here to support you with a range of services. The LTE Team is fully committed to doing everything we can to support colleagues with transitioning their teaching and learning. We aim to support staff by offering online drop-ins for one-to-one or small group bookings for tailored support and guidance. We can develop your expertise and understanding relating to assessment and feedback, learning spaces and active learning. There is a wide spectrum of digital tools and solutions we can support you with to facilitate the design and delivery of modules and courses. In addition, we can offer guidance with learning activities, digital communication, collaboration initiatives, practical work and digital solutions for assessments.

We offer 30-minute bookable slots with a Principal Lecturer, Digital Learning Developer or Online Learning Designer. For more information on Online Digital Learning Drop-In Sessions, please visit: https://blogs.tees.ac.uk/lteonline/2020/03/20/online-digital-learning-drop-in/

Alternatively, please contact eLearning@tees.ac.uk

 

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