SOAS University of London

Student Advice and Wellbeing

Working with Students with Sight Loss - Academic and Professional Staff Workshop

Angela Axon

Date: 10 October 2018Time: 2:00 PM

Finishes: 10 October 2018Time: 4:30 PM

Venue: Paul Webley Wing (Senate House) Room: S120, with registration in S125

Type of Event: Workshop

Working with Students with Sight Loss - Academic and Professional Staff Workshop

Topics
  • Overview of impact of blindness and sight loss when studying - challenges & strategies for academics and professionals in a HEI setting.
  • Introduction to use of assistive technology to access Moodle and choose appropriate teaching or facilitation methods
  • Increase knowledge of good practice and range of resources available to ensure teaching and learning materials are accessible
  • We intend to make this workshop as practical and interactive as possible by using role play, case studies and inviting both staff and students to share experiences and good practice

Feedback about this workshop includes:

“Practical exercise made realise what a VI person must go through every day.”

“Should be mandatory – essential re inclusive/accessible practice.”

“Would recommend this course to other SOAS staff especially classroom practices & teaching materials/online materials/BLE.”

To book your place, please register online using the 'My Training' tab in MyView.

Please RSVP to staffdevelopment@soas.ac.uk and send any course related queries to aa113@soas.ac.uk.