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Thinking about dyslexia

Videos and guidance arranged across 3 themes, with 19 topics in academic practice:

Module design:

Teaching:

Assessment & marking:

How are staff developing their teaching practices in ways that suit the wide range of approaches to learning which dyslexia presents? What is the student perspective?

With 33 video interviews, intermingled with quick help on inclusive teaching methods and reasonable adjustments, and supported by in depth documents, this website is a staff resource for developing practice.

Contributors from across the University:

"The student comments and staff adjustments on this site make inclusive teaching instantly understandable and do-able."

Professor Liz Sockett
Institute of Genetics
School of Biology

Video examples

Identifying dyslexia

Dyslexia video: "How do students know they are dyslexic?." Duration: 6 minutes : 48 seconds

How do students know they are dyslexic?

6 min 48s student perspective video
in Module design: What is dyslexia.

Visual or practical approaches

Dyslexia video: "Dyslexic students choose subjects to suit their strengths.." Duration: 3 minutes : 13 seconds

Dyslexic students choose subjects to suit their strengths.

3 min 13s student perspective video
in Module design: How students learn.

Combined visual and auditory approaches to learning materials

Dyslexia video: "Planning module content: mind-mapping, podcasting and WebCT.." Duration: 2 minutes : 28 seconds

Planning module content: mind-mapping, podcasting and WebCT.

2 min 28s inclusive teaching video
in Module design: Podcasting.

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