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  • RequiredUniversity guidance on accessibility for online materials is followed
  • RequiredContent is available in appropriate and standard formats (using recommended authoring tools)
  • RequiredOnline activities are designed to be inclusive
  • RequiredFulfilled by Blackboard.The platform has appropriate time-out rules.


  • RequiredBaseline criteria, which should be achieved by all courses
  • Enhanced.Enhanced approaches, which may not always be applicable, but can provide a richer experience for students
  • RequiredFulfilled by Blackboard.Baseline criteria which are automatically fulfilled in Blackboard