This Online Teaching - Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Microcredential from The Open University by FutureLearn provides teachers and professionals working in education with the skills to understand, design, and deliver online learning that is accessible and inclusive.Under the guidance of online teaching experts at The Open University, you’ll develop the pedagogical, technological, procedural, and legal knowledge you need to enhance the accessibility of your online courses.
Discover the benefits of a blended learning approach
Although online teaching presents new challenges, online learning can provide a truly accessible and flexible mode of study with proper insight and planning.
This course will provide you with blended teaching strategies that combine the benefits of online study with face to face teaching.
You’ll explore how current technologies and emerging innovations are improving study for millions of learners with disabilities such as hearing impairments, visual impairments, speech, language and communication needs, and physical disabilities.
Improve your practice for teaching students with disabilities
From evaluating good examples of online learning practice to responding to feedback that learners have found elements of teaching inaccessible, you’ll explore inaccessible teaching examples from across all forms of education and discuss scenarios with broad applications.
The final assessment offers you the chance to improve the accessibility of materials or activities that you’ve created or that are relevant to your practice.
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What is a microcredential?
- Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Online Teaching: Accessibility and Inclusive Learning
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
To study for this postgraduate microcredential, you will ideally have:
- A Bachelors degree or an equivalent level qualification
- A strong interest in making teaching inclusive and accessible
While some of the content is related to the technical design of computers and digital resources, you do not have to have substantial technical understanding of computing to take the course.
Experience of working with disabled students
International969 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
National969 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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