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Accessibility Statement for Exploring childhood and youth (E232)

Mode of study

Most of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, videos and audios between 2 and 20 minutes long (all with transcripts and subtitles), multiple-choice self-assessed quizzes, and other interactive activities such as drag-and-drop. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms.

A substantial amount of study is based around a printed book.

Tuition strategy

This module provides you with online tutorials. Although not compulsory, we encourage you to attend tutorials in order to consolidate your learning.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain a considerable number of images and photographs. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures. Interpreting these forms part of the study of this module and is sometimes assessed. Alternatives for required assessment materials can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.

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.


This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, 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.

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