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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Teaching Strategies

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This module looks at the impact on teaching strategy of learners who bring their own devices. This has implications for users of assistive technology and for those learners who prefer to work on their own devices.

Aim

This module shows you how to adapt teaching strategies to accommodate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Objective

After completing this module you will be able to:
- adapt teaching and learning activities
- adapt content to be accessible with a range of devices
- consider how sharing and interaction between learners' own devices may offer opportunities for greater engagement in the learning programme.

Digital Teaching Professional Framework

This module covers the DTPF component - F1 : Accessibility

  • Provide equitable access to appropriate digital technologies and resources, e.g. ensuring that all learners have access to the digital technologies used.
  • Select and use digital strategies which respond to the learner's digital context, e.g. contextual constraints to their technology use (e.g. availability, institutional restrictions - offender learning, work based learning), competences, expectations, attitudes, misconceptions and misuses.
  • Use digital technologies and strategies, e.g. assistive technologies, designed for learners' in need of special support (e.g. learners with physical or mental constraints; learners with learning disorders).
  • Consider and respond to potential accessibility issues when selecting, modifying or creating digital resources and to provide alternative or compensatory tools or approaches for learners with special needs.
  • Use design principles for increasing accessibility for the resources and digital environments used in teaching.
  • Continuously monitor and reflect on the suitability of the measures implemented to improve accessibility and adapt strategies accordingly.
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