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Accessibility Statement for Investigating psychology 3 (DE300)

Mode of study

Much of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio and video clips most of them a few minutes long (all with transcripts/subtitles) there is interactive media and 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 in two books.

Tuition strategy

This module provides online tutorials. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.

Practical work

Practical work is a required component of assessment. Students must complete a project that usually requires collecting data from human participants. Data can be collected electronically or via face to face interaction.

This module introduces you to the use of an online studio for presenting posters. Audio versions of posters may be submitted 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 photographs. Figure descriptions are provided for most figures.

Finding information

You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online for your DE300 project.


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 End-of-Module Assessment submitted online.


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.


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.

Specialist software

This module uses specialist software that may not be covered by standard accessibility tools. The module materials and assessment may ask you to use the following specialist software: SPSS, Open Sesame, Qualtrics and NVivo and may not be fully accessible as a result. Support forums and guidance is provided.

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