Access to Mathematics when Presented Online or in Electronic Media

The Challenge of Accessible Maths Access to mathematics for disabled people has been a research interest of mine for over 15 years.  My degree included Mathematics as a subsidiary subject so I studied maths up to University level but I am an engineer rather than a mathematician.  So, I understand many aspects of the symbolic […]

What can learning analytics do for accessibility and for disabled students’ support?

Introduction I was formally (1998-2016) a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) at the Open University (OU) in the UK.  It was in that context that I first started thinking about the potential of Learning Analytics in my field which is Accessibility of eLearning and Disabled Student Support.  Looking back through my […]

Accessibility of Moodle eLearning Course

Accessibility review for a national church I was contracted by  former colleague from the Open University who is now the Instructional Designer for a national church.  They are producing a leadership course on the Virtual Learning Enviroment (VLE) called Moodle.  This is the same VLE that the Open University uses so I was familiar with […]

Testimonial – The Paciello Group

In  2016 Martyn Cooper undertook a 50 hours consultancy to The Paciello Group (, authoring an e-learning module on Maths Accessibility, for one of their major clients.  Here is a testimonial he received following that work: “Martyn was a diligent and thoughtful author, and exhibited strong domain knowledge as well as a high level of […]