Creating Accessible Resources

Sarah Woodward
27th October 2020

This reflection was contributed as a submission for a 2 Star Badge in Accessibility (Exploring)

Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I have been teaching for 15 years for a charity which provides further education and traineeships to members of the local community. Up until 2018 I worked mostly with adult learners who were taught literacy, numeracy, IT and employability skills. These courses ranged from Entry Level 3 through to Level 3. From 2018 I have been delivering traineeships to learners aged 16-24 where their skills... more

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

In order to put into practice what I learnt from this module I modified a set of calculation methods resources and tested them in the classroom with a group of learners. In order to do this I made sure that all of the text was actually text not images of text, reduced text of unnecessary information, inserted links to videos to demonstrate key skills (instead of writing about them), added... more

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About This Reflection

Context
FE
Keywords
Screen Readers Learner Needs learner engagement Resources

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