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Accessibility Statement for IT systems: planning for success (TM353)

Mode of study

All of this module’s study materials are available online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images; ebooks and ejournal items; audio and video clips; online activities; downloadable software; and figure descriptions. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for all module content, with the exception of videos/animations; ebook and ejournal items; and third-party websites.

Tuition strategy

This module provides face-to-face and online tutorials. Each face-to-face tutorial offers an online 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 some diagrams. Reading, interpreting and producing examples of these is an important part of the study of this module and is assessed. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.

Finding information

You may be required to search for, and make use of, third-party material online. Alternatives for required/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, 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.

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.

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