Accessibility describes the extent to which all people are able to use, participate in or benefit from a particular resource, service or environment, regardless of any disabilities or other needs.
The following description by JISC explains what inclusivity means in a teaching and learning context:
Being inclusive is about giving equal access and opportunities to everyone wherever possible. In education this involves reducing and overcoming the barriers that might occur in:
- Digital content
- Teaching and learning activities
Full definitions of key terms and more information can be found in the University's Disability Handbook: