Quick wins in accessibility by using Adobe Acrobat Pro’s built-in tool.
This week I have been working on how to improve accessibility of resources, focusing particularly on the four commonest issues flagged by Ally in Canvas. I have been working on the BMS Health and Safety course to check its accessibility. I found that while it’s easy to add an image description in the Ally view … Continue reading “Accessibility and Ally”
The FMS TEL Team work with schools across the faculty to maintain and improve our E-Learning offerings. At the moment, this is around 40 modules. Join us in this blog post for a behind the scenes peek in our last minute checks before publishing the new courses for September 2023. What have we already done? … Continue reading “Preparing for a new term”
Michelle Miller shared her work in digital skills and accessibility at the Learning and Teaching Conference in March this year. This poster shows how you can improve your PDFs’ accessibility using Adobe Acrobat Pro, including common issues flagged by Ally, the accessibility checker in Canvas. All colleagues have access to this software. The poster can … Continue reading “Using Adobe Acrobat to Improve Accessibility”
Whether you’re planning to try something new, or simply get organised, take a look at this selection of FMS TEL Blog Posts to kick start your January.
The FMS TEL Conference 2022 is up and running. To accompany the 16 sessions running between 7th-11th November from 08:00 GMT / 16:00 MYT each day, there are some digital posters which you can access below. Using Adobe Acrobat to Improve Accessibility Michelle Miller, PhD – FMS TELUsing Adobe Acrobat’s Accessibility tool and how its … Continue reading “FMS TEL Conference 2022 – Digital Posters”
The conference has now run. Thank you to all contributors and participants. Resources will be made available soon. Post-Conference Resources and More Join the FMS TEL Canvas Community or the MLE Community to access all session resources, and much more besides! Day 1: Monday 6th September Welcome and Keynote David Burn Pro-Vice Chancellor (Medical Sciences) … Continue reading “FMS TEL Conference 2021”
This page lists the links to our conference sessions from this year. Tip: You can use Ctrl+F / Command+F to search for the keywords you are looking for. The FMS TEL Conference ran from 7th-11th November 2022, with 16 sessions delivered through the week, and posters shared online. Professional Services, Clinical and Academic colleagues from … Continue reading “FMS TEL Conference 2022”
We recently delivered a quick Canvas Booster session for Population Health Sciences Institute, which covered Quizzes, Discussion Boards, Accessibility and H5P. You can find the recording and resources for this session in our Canvas Community.
The Learning and Teaching Team contacted us to request an animated diagram showing the relationship between various areas of work, including faculty schools, institutes, and the Faculty Research-led Education Federation (FREF). The resulting page is visible to Newcastle staff here – take a look before reading the rest of the post. The initial brief included … Continue reading “Interactive Animated Venn Diagrams”