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  • Video

    Creating and modifying and styles

    This video builds on topics covered in previous videos.  We will show how to adjust font size and attributes and how to adjust paragraph spacing.  We will then demonstrate the important process of updating the style of that paragraph or using it to create a new style.  Word's facilities for automatically creating bulleted and numbered list styles will also be demonstrated. (Andrew Downie)

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    Hierarchical Headings

    In this video we discuss and demonstrate the value of using formal styles for headings and making the headings hierarchical.  You will learn how to apply headings quickly and easily in MS Word files.  Not only will this save you much time and effort, but accessibility of the file will be improved.  You will also learn that use of formal headings allows quick and easy creation of a table of contents. (Andrew Downie)

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    The Importance of Correct Document Structure

    This is the first in a series of videos where we look at correct document structure. In this one, the aim is to discuss and demonstrate the importance of document structure. We will use Microsoft Word, but the principles apply to other formats such as PDF and HTML. (Andrew Downie)

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    Webinar: Collaboration for improved career development decisions for students with mental health conditions

    In this webinar Julie Rogan from the Disabilities Service Team at Griffith University discusses the importance of collaboration between Disabilities Services and staff from career services and other support staff in a secondary or tertiary environment. In these days of poor retention rates across the board and certainly, for students with a disability, including mental health and then the difficulty people with a disability have gaining employment improved career decisions are essential. Case studies and initiatives to support this collaboration are discussed. (July 2019)

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    Aira - Visual Interpreter for the blind

    Aira is a service that connects blind and low-vision people to highly trained, remotely-located agents. Through an app on your smartphone, or through an optional pair of Horizon Smart Glasses, Aira delivers instant access to visual information at the touch of a button – enhancing everyday efficiency, engagement, and independence. Straightforward and simple.

  • Article

    2018 Vision Australia Report: Online, but off-track

    2018 Vision Australia Report: Barriers to Online Learning Experienced by University Students who are Blind or Have Low Vision.

    Universities across Australia are failing to adequately address the needs of students who are blind or have low vision according to new research conducted by Vision Australia and endorsed by Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin.

    In the past few years, online learning has emerged as an increasingly important method for universities to provide course content. However, the increase in online learning environments has not be designed to include all students and accessibility is a growing concern.

  • Video

    Webinar: How to structure documents correctly

    In this webinar Andrew Downie will discuss how to structure MS Word documents. This will save you a great deal of time and effort and will make the material fully accessible. (June 2019)

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    Webinar: The Inclusive Classroom

    In this webinar Troy Waller from Microsoft will show how Windows 10 and Office 365 can transform the educational experience and personalise learning; experience Learning Tools watch it improve reading comprehension and writing; learn how students can demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text and be equipped with productivity and collaborative tools, and skills they will use throughout their lives; and, navigate these tools and tailor them to their students’ individual learning needs. (June 2019)

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    Webinar: The Inclusion of People with Disability in VET Project

    Sharni Burstin from Skills for Australia discusses, The Inclusion of People with Disability in VET Project and covers the following: 1. Project inception and background; 2. Industry consultation process and findings; 3. Developed and endorsed training products; 4. Introduction of training products; and, 5. Broader implications and initiatives needed. (June 2019)

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    Making Content Accessible : A Guide to Navigating Australian Copyright Law for Disability Access

    This is a guide which provides a simple summary of the copyright law governing access to material for people with a disability in Australia. It also includes a checklist of their major requirements and some practical advice for applying them.

    It is intended for use by disability organisations, libraries, archives, museums, galleries, schools, TAFEs, universities and similar institutions.