Accessibility and Ally

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”

FMS TEL Conference 2022 – Digital Posters

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”

FMS TEL Conference 2021

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”

FMS TEL Conference 2022

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”

Canvas Booster for Interactivity

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.

Interactive Animated Venn Diagrams

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”

FMS TEL Conference – Resources Roundup

The resources from the FMS TEL Conference are now available via the Canvas and MLE communities. Day 1 Recordings: Monday 6th September Welcome and Keynote David Burn Pro-Vice Chancellor (Medical Sciences) and FMS TEL Team An introduction to the conference and keynote. Embedding Online Transnational Cross-Campus Teaching in Your Curriculum Paul Hubbard, Associate Dean of … Continue reading “FMS TEL Conference – Resources Roundup”

Teaching Document Accessibility

The Faculty of Medical Sciences Digital Skills provides lifelong learning to students throughout the faculty on a bespoke basis. Our tutorials cover the use of Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as tutorials on how to work with specific media such as images and posters. Recently, we have increased focus … Continue reading “Teaching Document Accessibility”