E-learning webinar: Multimedia and accessibility

The E-Learning Team are pleased to announce that the next event in our series of ‘Digitally Enhanced Education webinars’ will take place on Wednesday 1 December from 10.00 – 12.30 (GMT), with the theme ‘Multimedia and accessibility: Making online work for everyone’.  Please find the agenda for the event below:


  • 10.00 – 10.05 – Phil Anthony (University of Kent): Introduction
  • 10.05 – 10.20 – Nigel Megitt (BBC): Making television accessible: Identifying priorities to support audio description and captioning (subtitling) at scale
  • 10.20 – 10.35 – Jonathan Penny (ITV): Audio Description: how does it work?
  • 10.35 – 10.50 – Marion McGillivray (ITV): TV subtitling: how does it work?
  • 10.50 – 11.05 – Kasia Senyszyn (University of Kent): What can the public sector learn from the creative arts about delivering accessible events
  • 11.05 – 11.15 – Break
  • 11.15 – 11.30 – Antonio Viera Santos (Atos): Tips for posting accessible content in social media
  • 11.30 – 11.45 – @SightlessKombat (Accessibility consultant): Accessibility in videogames. The art of the possible…
  • 11.45 – 12.05 – Stephen Rose (Microsoft): What’s new in Teams
  • 12:05 – 12:20 – Simon Houghton (WeSupportDeafAwareness): What’s it REALLY like to be deaf? What are the challenges, and how can they be overcome
  • 12.20 – 12.30 – Phil Anthony (University of Kent): Wrap-up

If you would like to join the webinar series, please express your here if you haven’t already. We add you the Microsoft Team linked to the series.  Colleagues from outside the University of Kent are very welcome to join and so feel free to circulate. If you would like to present at a future event, please complete this form and Phil Anthony will be in touch.

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