Accessibility Statement for Exploring art and visual culture (A226)
Mode of study
Some of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio and video clips (all with transcripts/subtitles) diagrams, interactive media and multiple choice quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms.
This module provides face-to-face tutorials. Each tutorial offers an online alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain a considerable number of visual resources. Visual discrimination is an important part of the study of this module and is assessed. Figure descriptions are not provided.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online and this is assessed. Alternatives for required/assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.
Specialist reading material
In this module you will be working with works of art. These are delivered online and in printed form.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online, and an Exam that must be taken at an exam centre. If you are concerned about any aspects of assessments, please contact us for advice on alternative assessments and support.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
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