So, I’m currently at the Adept UK conference in bonnie Scotland. During one of the presentations, recorded lectures was very briefly touched upon, and how will it be made accessible to d/Deaf or HoH students. Coincidentally, I was asked very recently by UCLan for my views on the topic, which I wrote a four page long report. I had initially planned to release the report tonight; but now is a good enough time as any.[Read more…] about The impact of learning events being recorded
In lectures and seminars, you may be showing some form of visual media; whether it be from Youtube, Vimeo, Social Networks or even a DVD. Having subtitles available is not only good for deaf students, but good for everyone.[Read more…] about The importance of subtitles in Education
So, for those of you don’t have me on Facebook, then you won’t know the latest debacle at uni… as in the problems that we are having with media that’s shown in lectures and it not being accessible to deaf people.
So, how are universities, right now, all across the country (including the one I attend) failing their d/Deaf students, and yet at the same time proudly state that they are “are fully committed to enabling access to all individuals who seek to benefit from our educational activities”?[Read more…] about How Universities are failing their d/Deaf students
Post-Brexit, Hate Crime is on the increase in the UK. According to the latest statistics made available by the National Police Chiefs Council, there has been a 20 percent increase in hate crime between mid-June and mid-July this year compared to the same period from last year.[Read more…] about The Channel 4 clip that raised questions about Deaf Hate Crime