Writing Alt Text for Images with Huw Alexander In his presentation, ‘Enriching the Moodle environment with alt text and image descriptions’, textBOX’s Huw Alexander demonstrates the focus|LOCUS method for writing immersive image descriptions within VLEs. About the speaker Huw Alexander is the Managing Director of textBOX Digital. textBOX creates alt… Read More »Writing Alt Text for Images with Huw Alexander
Course Design Consistency with Mark Glynn During his session, Mark discussed the use of a UDL template for all courses on Moodle. His presentation highlighted the various features for the template, his experience rolling it out & how staff implemented it across the university. About the Speaker Mark currently leads… Read More »Course Design Consistency with Mark Glynn
Finding, Fixing and Future-Proofing your Moodle Courses Karen Holland and Gavin Henrick are co-founders of Brickfield Education Labs. In their session, they covered how to find, fix and future-proof Moodle courses and content using the Accessibility Toolkit. They also ran through the features of the Brickfield Accessibility Toolkit, and how… Read More »Finding, Fixing and Future-Proofing your Moodle Courses
Welcome with Sander Bangma As the host of Brickfield Education Lab’s first accessibility conference, Gavin welcomed all attendees and speakers in this session and then introduced Sander Bangma. Sander kicked off the event by highlighting Moodle’s approach to accessibility and the Moodle journey to achieving accessibility accreditation. About the speaker… Read More »Welcome with Sander Bangma
Accessibility for your LMS (Global Moodlemoot Reflection) This post is based on the blog post ‘Tips to make your LMS content accessible’, published by Moodle on January 12th, 2021. “We believe that accessibility is crucial; only a learning management system that supports learners with diverse needs can provide true quality… Read More »Accessibility for your LMS
Sponsoring MootIEUK20! This week we sponsored the 2020 UK & Ireland Moodlemoot, taking place online from Monday, September 28th to Wednesday, September 30th. We were disappointed not to be welcoming everyone to sunny Dublin, but adapted to the new hybrid-online event. We were delighted to attend the first online UK… Read More »Sponsoring MootIEUK20!
ALT Virtual Summer Summit 2020! This week, we attended ALT’s first virtual Summer Summit. The two day online event was hosted by the Association for Learning Technology, an independent charity and leading professional body for Learning Technology in the UK. Brickfield Education Labs sponsored the event held on 26-27 August.… Read More »ALT Virtual Summer Summit 2020!
Mountain Moot – What we got up to! We were delighted to attend the 2020 Mountain Moot as a sponsor last week. The Mountain Moot, usually located in Helena, Montana took place online this year. During the event, Gavin Henrick, co-founder of Brickfield, hosted Thursday morning’s breakout session: ‘Accessibility Basics’.… Read More »Mountain Moot – What we got up to!
This blog post is an extract from our GAAD webinar which focuses on layers of accessibility and online learning. Think of all users doing tasks or reading content on Moodle. There are a number of different layers in this cake (as shown above) that need to be considered. Initially, there… Read More »Key Layers of Accessibility
This blog post is an extract from our GAAD webinar. Here is one of Gavin’s 7 tips for improving accessibility in your Moodle courses. Usings equations in a course is an excellent way to help learners. However, when displaying equations, avoid using images of equations! It is really important to… Read More »Key Accessibility Tips: Equations