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Accessibility Statement for Object-oriented Java programming (M250)

Mode of study

All of this module's study materials are provided online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images; and audio and video clips of 15 seconds to 23 minutes long. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for all module content. Supplementary materials are provided online.

Tuition strategy

This module provides a range of learning events: face-to-face and online tutorials. Each face-to-face learning event offers an online (or other) alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.

Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations

The module contains a small amount of mathematical content using appropriate notations, and you will be required to use such notation within assessment.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain a considerable number of diagrams. Reading, interpreting and producing examples of these is an important part of the study of this module and can be assessed. Figure descriptions are provided for most figures.

Specialist reading material

In this module you’ll be working with specialist reading material such as computing code. This is delivered online, in printed form and via bespoke third party software.

Assessment

This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, interactive computer-marked assignments completed online, and an exam that must be taken at an exam centre.

Feedback

You’ll 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’ll need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You’ll be supported in developing these skills.

Specialist software

This module uses specialist Java software and you will need to use the Java Access Bridge software in addition to other assistive tools such as screen readers. The materials include an Accessibility Guide intended to help students with disabilities study the module.

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