Digital Accessibility in Learning and Teaching

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What is Digital Accessibility?

Digital accessibility is the ability of a website, electronic document or mobile application to be easily navigated and understood by all. The University is committed to ensuring that our learning resources are inclusive to as many learners as possible

Digital Learning at TUoS Course

Take our Digital Learning at The University of Sheffield course to find out more about accessibility, and other activities designed to help you get the most out of Blackboard.

Self-enrol on the course>

Digital Accessibility Basics

This guidance applies to all learning and teaching materials and explains the importance of us all being aware of accessibility legislation.

Creating accessible content: general principles> Accessibility legislation> Writing alternative text>
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Creating Accessible Content

Detailed guidance on creating accessible content using familiar tools and software.

Microsoft Word> Microsoft PowerPoint> Google Docs> Google Slides>
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Accessibility and Mathematics

Accessibility and mathematics is a complex area. This guidance highlights best practice and potential solutions from within the University and other institutions.

Mathematics and statistics accessibility>
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