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Accessibility and On-line Learning Tools

We will be updating this page with useful links and resources in relation to accessibility and on-line learning tools as more become available.

 

Short Films on how to use on-line accessibility features:

(to view captions in YouTube go to the settings icon - an image of a cog - in the bottom right of the screen and turn them on)

 

Accessibility and On-Line Learning - using Microsoft Teams

A short film showing accessibility features in on-line learning – the captions in this film are unedited to demonstrate their accuracy. The YouTube video can be found here 

The University Information Services have published courses regarding Microsoft Teams. Visit the training timetable for further information.

 

Using live captions in Microsoft Teams

A short film on how to use live captions in Teams and the accessibility benefits.  The YouTube video can be found here

A very short practical demonstration of how to turn on live captions in Teams.  The YouTube video can be found here

 

Using live captions in PowerPoint (while using Zoom)

A short film showing how to operate the live captions in PowerPoint (in office 365) when in Zoom. Live automatic captions are not available in Zoom (unless you pay for a third party provider to produce them), but captions have been made available for this film.  The YouTube video can be found here

 

DRC Guidance on Accessible Materials

DRC comparative accessibility assessment of main video-conferencing platforms

Microsoft Teams Accessibility Guidance

UIS have created a Teams hub with general guidance on using Teams

University Library A-Z Databases: Resources opened for COVID-19

University Library FAQ’s

Freedom Scientific Resources on using Teams as a JAWS user

Guidance on Panopto's accessibility features