Accessibility and online reading: a student perspective

In the next in the series of Active Online Reading posts from our student researchers, Lee Bowditch, second year undergraduate studying for a BSc in Business & Management Undergrad at Salford Business School, shares his thoughts on his own experiences of online reading at university. When I was asked to be a part of theContinue reading Accessibility and online reading: a student perspective

Reading in Design – a student perspective

The next in our series of posts on student practices and experiences of reading is from Linh Dao and Hannah Morley, MA students in Design at Sheffield Hallam University. Surrounded by Design, designers are increasingly challenged to question design solutions by futurizing and speculating practices; an integral part of the design and research process (Tonkinwise,Continue reading Reading in Design – a student perspective

Supporting disabled students during Covid – a student-led research project

In the summer, I supported two students from the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln, Joanne Copson and Heather Groves, to complete a research project on the impact of the pandemic on disabled students’ experiences, with a particular focus on online learning. They have written this blog post to summarise theirContinue reading Supporting disabled students during Covid – a student-led research project

The problem we face with digital reading

Matt East (@mdleast) has just published an excellent blog with SEDA reporting a recent workshop on transitions in HE at which he led a problem-solving (and identifying) session on reading in HE. Here is an extract from the conclusion, which summarises some of the key findings from this workshop, which will inform our work onContinue reading The problem we face with digital reading

Making online teaching more accessible: 5 useful resources

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across a number of useful (and generally short) resources on making online teaching and learning more accessible and equitable. Here are 5 that I’ve found particularly useful. They range from suggestions about small tweaks that can be made at the level of the individual instructor/ class, toContinue reading Making online teaching more accessible: 5 useful resources