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Teaching and learning tricky topics
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Further reading

If you are interested in reading more about how The Open University uses the learning design approach to produce its modules and qualifications and re-evaluate existing modules, a good place to start is this report by Rebecca Galley (2015) (http://www.open.ac.uk/ iet/ learning-design/ sites/ www.open.ac.uk.iet.learning-design/ files/ files/ ecms/ web-content/ Learning-Design-at-the-Open-University.pdf [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] ) in which she covers a lot more detail about the processes we adopt, as well as the use of student data to inform module design.
You might like to have a look at some additional information about designing accessible materials. We think these resources provided by the OU SeGA team are a good place to start and you might also want to look at information provided by JISC and the Government Digital Service:
JISC (2015a) Deliver an inclusive digital student experience [Online]. Available at https://www.jisc.ac.uk/ guides/ enhancing-the-digital-student-experience/ deliver-an-inclusive-digital-student-experience (Accessed 5 June 2018).
JISC (2015b) How can you make resources accessible for those with disabilities? [Online]. Available at https://www.jisc.ac.uk/ blog/ how-can-you-make-resources-accessible-for-those-with-disabilities-13-jul-2015 (Accessed 5 June 2018).
Gov.uk (2016) Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility [Online]. Available at https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/ 2016/ 09/ 02/ dos-and-donts-on-designing-for-accessibility/ (Accessed 5 June 2018).