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Accessibility Statement for Creating futures: sustainable enterprise and innovation (B327)

Mode of study

Much of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio, video clips of 4-20 minutes long (all with transcripts and subtitles), diagrams, interactive media, animations and multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for some module content.

Tuition strategy

This module provides a range of learning events: face-to-face tutorials and one day school. Each face-to-face learning event offers an online alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning. If you have any concerns, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can discuss options with you.

Working with others

You will be required to work with other students and this forms a part of your assessment. This includes looking at, and commenting on, others’ work, reflecting on others’ comments on your work, and working together with fellow learners on a task. 

Practical work

Online practical work forms a required component of assessment. This includes some collaborative group work. This module introduces you to and extends your knowledge of the use of an online simulation. Alternative study materials/advice on accessing the simulation have been prepared to enable students with visual impairments or limited manual dexterity to successfully study the module.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain some diagrams, graphs and photographs. Reading, interpreting and producing examples of these is an important part of the study of this module and may help you to complete the assessments. Figure descriptions are provided for most figures. 

Finding information

You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online and this is assessed. Alternatives for assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.

Assessment

This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, formative Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online, and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online.

Feedback

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.

Schedule

All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills. If you are concerned about the time management required at undergraduate level, please contact us before you register on the module to find out what we can do to support you.

Specialist software

This module a computer-assisted Sustainable Enterprise Challenge (SEC), using a version of either ‘Serious Games’ or ‘SimVenture’.

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