Assistive technologies and online learning
Assistive technologies and online learning

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Assistive technologies and online learning


AbilityNet (2007) Caroline Talks about her Experience of Using a Computer [online], YouTube – AbilityNet’s Channel, watch?v=ux1EYqmCeTU [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (last accessed 1 July 2015).
AssistiveWare (undated) Assistiveware YouTube channel [online], assistiveware (last accessed 1 July 2015).
Banes, D. and Seale, J. (2002) ‘Accessibility and inclusivity in further and higher education: an overview’ in Phipps, L., Sutherland, A. and Seale, J. (eds) Access All Areas: Disability, Technology and Learning (pp. 1–5) [online], JISC Techdis Service and Association for Learning Technology, docs/ accessallareaslow.pdf (last accessed 1 July 2015).
Doyle, C. and Robson, K. (2002) Accessible Curricula: Good Practice for All, Cardiff, University of Wales Institute; previously available online at (no longer available).
JISC Techdis (undated) Assistive Technology ‘Familiarity Audit’ [online], mod/ subpage/ view.php?id=702415 (last accessed 1 July 2015).
Microlinkvideos (2012) How can DSAs help? [online], watch?v=tNvuFg3Wx4k (last accessed 1 July 2015).
SKILL (2007) Student Experiences: Emmanuel Osei-Tutu [online], National Bureau for Students with Disabilities, page.aspx?c=146&p=248 (last accessed 1 July 2015).
SKILL (2006) Student Experiences: James Owens [online], National Bureau for Students with Disabilities, page.aspx?c=146&p=254 (last accessed 1 July 2015).

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus