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Accessibility Statement for Introduction to childhood studies and child psychology (E102)

Mode of study

Almost all of this module’s study materials are available online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images; audio and video clips of various lengths (all with transcripts/subtitles); and multiple‑choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, including websites and documents; online forums; and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for most module content, but not for external resources.

Tuition strategy

This module provides a range of learning events: face-to-face and online tutorials. There is an online option for face-to-face tutorials. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain a link to an external website with a small number of charts and there are also many photographs. Image descriptions are provided for images on the module website but not for images on external websites.

Finding information

For some of the online activities you are asked to search for, and make use of, third‑party material online. In some cases alternatives can be provided to assist you in taking part in these activities, but they are not required for you to meet the learning outcomes of the module.


This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system.


You will receive online feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.


All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time‑management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.

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