Learning Labs launches accessibility webinar series and new Lab suites

11th April 2019

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Throughout April and May 2019, Learning Labs will be talking about accessibility.

We’ll be sharing thought-leading ideas from the world of accessible learning, as well as launching new Labs on accessibility software and releasing updates on our portal to improve our own accessibility.

We want to generate greater awareness of accessible e-learning in higher education and the workplace, and we hope you will join us on our mission.

As part of our campaign you can expect new Lab suites to support accessibility awareness and a free webinar series, led by experts in accessibility. 

New Lab suites on accessibility tools launching this month

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Learning Labs is launching new accessibility themed Labs in April and May. The first Lab shows learners how to use the accessibility tools and features available in Mac operating systems. If you already have a Learning Labs account, why not log in now to try it? 

If you do not have a Learning Labs account you can register for free access to trial one of the latest accessibility Labs. Plus, if you are a disability practitioner working in the Disabled Students Allowance sector or Access to Work sector you will also be set up with a full free, two-year licence! Just fill in your details using the button below:

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Book your place on the free webinar series in April

Learning Labs is running free, 30-minute webinars around the theme of accessibility, which will include a showcase of the latest accessibility Lab suite on Mac OS accessibility tools, plus new user experience updates in the Learning Labs portal.

Choose from your preference of date and time options below:

Option 1: Wednesday 24th April – 2.00-2.30pm     

Option 2: Friday 26th April – 9.30-10.00am               

Check back here and on our social media as we will also be releasing the next dates and times for our upcoming webinars in May. 

Why is accessibility important in e-learning?

Accessibility in e-learning is not about disability, it is about making learning content inclusive for everybody. When we think about accessibility, we think about creating something that everyone could use, which often produces a far better-quality learning experience for all, regardless of individual needs. Creating truly inclusive learning is the key to removing barriers to learning and opening up opportunities for careers and improved quality of life for all.  

Over the next couple of months, we will explore the theme of accessibility in e-learning, and hopefully spark debate and share a few good ideas. Make sure you are connected with us so you don’t miss out on our exclusive content and if you want to join in please use the campaign hashtag #AccessibilityLabs:

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