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Thinking about dyslexia

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

Module design:


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

Performance discrepancies

Dyslexia video: "How might staff identify when dyslexia is affecting a student's work?." Duration: 8 minutes : 54 seconds

How might staff identify when dyslexia is affecting a student's work?

8 min 54s student perspective video
in Module design: What is dyslexia.

Taping lectures

Dyslexia video: "Students tape recording lectures and meetings.." Duration: 2 minutes : 47 seconds

Students tape recording lectures and meetings.

2 min 47s reasonable adjustments video
in Teaching: Projects & dissertations.

Writing guidance

Dyslexia video: "Support for writing skills.." Duration: 1 minute : 46 seconds

Support for writing skills.

1 min 46s inclusive teaching video
in Teaching: Supporting writing.

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