Author Archives: tonyjreeves

Supporting students with anxiety

This post was created by PGCert participants in Team Neptune as part of their assessment for Unit 1 of the course. The brief was to evaluate technologies that could help students with specific learning needs to learn more effectively. People … Continue reading

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Assistive technology for students with dysgraphia

This post was created by PGCert participants in Team Neptune as part of their assessment for Unit 1 of the course. The brief was to evaluate technologies that could help students with specific learning needs to learn more effectively. Dysgraphia … Continue reading

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How the AT Bar can help students with dyslexia

This post was created by PGCert participants in Team Mercury as part of their assessment for Unit 1 of the course. The brief was to evaluate technologies that could help students with specific learning needs to learn more effectively. This … Continue reading

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How mind-mapping can help learners with ASD

This post was created by PGCert participants in Team Mercury as part of their assessment for Unit 1 of the course. The brief was to evaluate technologies that could help students with specific learning needs to learn more effectively. This … Continue reading

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Adaptive technologies to assist dyspraxic learners

This post was created by PGCert participants as part of their assessment for Unit 1 of the course. The brief was to choose two specific learning needs and evaluate technologies that could help students with these needs to learn more … Continue reading

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Using technology to help students with partial/low hearing

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Do mind-mapping tools help all neurodiverse students?

Ray Martin investigates… Under the DSA (Disabled Students Allowance), students may receive some form of online mind mapping (this is often Mindview) – but they don’t all use it. Some students – neurodiverse or neurotypical – prefer the physicality of … Continue reading

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Assistive technology in context #1 – dyslexia and dyspraxia

Ray Martin explains how assistive technology might help a dyslexic and dyspraxic student. Jonah is one of your ‘best’ students: wonderfully creative work that is rich in humour and considerable understanding of a variety of texts. He hands in his … Continue reading

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Planning for teaching online

Before you teach Creating your teaching materials consider pre-recording short, weekly introductions as video or audio podcasts so students can access them when convenient (if you have at GTA, get them to help you create, edit and upload these) include … Continue reading

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Dealing with bullying and harassment

‘Alarming levels of bullying and harassment … exist in the higher education (HE) sector.’ (Unison, 2013:8) Equality Act 2010 Under the Act, the following nine characteristics are protected from discrimination at work and in society generally: Age Disability Gender reassignment … Continue reading

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