3 months
964 USD/full
964 USD/full
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Make your online teaching accessible and learn how to plan, design, and deliver inclusive learning and teaching online. This Online Teaching - Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Microcredential is offered at The Open University by FutureLearn.

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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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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15 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Work experience

Experience of working with disabled students

Tuition Fee

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    964 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 964 USD for the full programme during 3 months.


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