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Designing inclusive learning

Written by Andrew Beatton, Learning Designer It’s challenging to think outside of your own perspective when designing online learning experiences, but this is the key to solving some of the most complex online learning design problems. You’re biased towards your own perspective and this creates instant exclusion when designing or creating learning experiences for other […]

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Q&A – key takeaways from ASR pilot

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is when computer software recognises the human voice. Recently, a pilot was conducted where ASR was implemented into certain courses. Learning Designer, John Murphy was involved with this pilot and interviewed Dr. Kencana Dharmapatni who was teaching a course included in the pilot, hear what she has to say.

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The Library – a space for all students

Written by Anne Hawkins, Coordinator – Copyright & Open Access The Library is committed to supporting equitable access to our collections, services and spaces for all students. Equitable access can mean very different things to different people. For a student with a vision impairment it may mean that material is available in an electronic format which […]

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Education that’s really for everyone

Written by Karen Roberts, Disability Support Coordinator Disability Support provide services to students with a wide variety of disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. The good news – there are increasing numbers of students with disabilities enrolling in tertiary education, with participation rates in South Australia for students with disabilities the highest nationally, and exceeding the national […]

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A summary of the 2018 Learning Enhancement & Innovation Grant Scheme

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant Projects for 2018 have officially concluded. After collating the final reports, we can now share a summary of each of the nine projects that were part of this scheme. The 2018 LEI grant scheme facilitated projects that aimed to enhance and develop new and better approaches to achieving student learning outcomes. The funds […]

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Understanding the importance of inclusive learning design

A Q&A with Elizabeth Yong and John Murphy In 2018, Elizabeth Yong was awarded a Learning Enhancement & Innovation (LEI) Grant for her application entitled: “Video captions and inclusive learning design”. The goal of this LEI Grant project was to explore the use of video captioning to promote inclusion, accessibility and digital capabilities and find […]

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Accessibility Checker: Making your online course more accessible and inclusive.

May 17 was Global Accessibility Awareness Day, aimed to get the community thinking about digital accessibility. It’s easy to forget that disabilities are not limited to lifelong, highly visible cases but include temporary, partial and invisible impairments such as short-term injuries, colour-blindness and mental illnesses. In the latest study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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