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Guide to manual accessibility testing

Accessibility August - Web Publishers Community Session. Lots of people are using automated accessibility testing but not everyone knows the importance of carrying out manual testing as well. Viki…

From  Bruce Darby on August 31st, 2021 2 likes 3 plays 0  

M&M Episode 27: Where we speak with Tracey Madden about accessibility (and the range of what it can be)

The twenty-seventh episode of the Michael and Myles (M&M) podcast sees us talking with Dr Tracey Madden about her really important work at the university on accessibility, universal design and…

From  Michael Gallagher on August 19th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Hear from the Experts: Learning Design

Richard Banks, former Head of FutureLearn’s in-house production team, Studio, and FutureLearn Learning Designer Rummi Bassi, talk about online course design, learner engagement, accessibility…

From  Geoffrey Fortescue on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Hear from the Experts: Digital Tools

Myles Blaney, Service Manager within Information Services at the University, discusses the use of digital tools in online learning.

From  Geoffrey Fortescue on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

24th Nov: Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible

Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible Dr Jen Remnant, Disability Inclusive Science Careers, Heriot Watt University jen.remnant@hw.ac.uk Vignettes used in the training session that were…

From  Katie Nicoll Baines on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0  

New Text Editor - Accessibility Checker

A new text editor is on its way to Learn, and will be available on the 5th of November 2020. It has an updated look and feel which will be demonstrated in this video.

From  Stephannie Hay on October 15th, 2020 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Subtitling for Media Hopper Create

This short video explains how to order automatic subtitles (closed captions) for your Media Hopper Create content and how to edit those subtitles for accuracy. This new video replaces one which used…

From  Andrew Kirk on August 12th, 2019 7 likes 3,290 plays 3  

Lecture Recording PTAS Project - James Hopgood, School of Engineering

In this video, Dr James Hopgood from the School of Engineering, talks about the Lecture recording PTAS project he is involved with to enhance engagement with Media Hopper Replay.

From  Lorraine Spalding on April 8th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Final steps - Effective Digital Content

This three minute video sums up everything that's been covered in the Effective Digital Content course.

From  Ariadne Cass-Maran on January 14th, 2019 0 likes 451 plays 0  

Seren Davies: Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

All too often we think about accessibility as just meeting the needs of those who rely on screenreaders, but it's far wider than that! Seren will explore how people with cognitive, physical,…

From  Marissa Cummings on June 20th, 2018 1 likes 26 plays 0  

Preparing for lecture recording: Accessibility

This recording is from the training sessions for Media Hopper Replay and focuses on the design and accessibility of teaching materials, in recorded lectures.

From  Stephanie Farley on October 24th, 2017 1 likes 210 plays 0  

A student's view on Lecture Recording - An Interview with Karoline Nanfeldt

Karoline Nanfeldt, a third year Psychology student, shares her thoughts and experience of using Lecture Recording at The University of Edinburgh. For more information on the Lecture Recording…

From  Andrew Todd on May 26th, 2017 1 likes 307 plays 0