UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING (UDL)



WHAT IS UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING (UDL)?

Watch this brief introduction to UDL:
 

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UDL At A Glance

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Review this 2-page Q& A fact sheet regarding UDL in Higher Education:   http://library.edgewood.edu/ld.php?content_id=23848874 


PUTTING UDL INTO PRACTICE: DESIGNING LEARNING

At-a-glance chart for creating accessible learning activities for students:  http://www.udlcenter.org/sites/udlcenter.org/files/updateguidelines2_0.pdf

Great website for digging deeply into specific suggestions for ways to follow the guidelines on the chart above:  http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines

Faculty often site this as one of their favorite resources we've offered.  You can now find these and other resources from this course on the Edgewood Faculty Development webiste. 
Print this one-page guide to learn how to use the website above for creative ideas to enhance UDL in your courses.  Guide to Using the UDL Website(1).docx    Then browse through the ideas and consider how you will apply them to assignments and activities in the courses you teach!  


MULTI-MEDIA EXAMPLES OF UDL APPLIED TO SPECIFIC CONTENT AREAS

These copyright free resources from MERLOT provide specific, peer reviewed examples of UDL applied to specific content in college classrooms:
  
http://elixr.merlot.org/case-stories/understanding--meeting-students-needs/universal-design-for-learning-udl


CHECKLISTS FOR ACCESSIBLE TEACHING AND COMMUNICATION

Checklist for UDL in the classroom:  Universal_Design_in_the_Classroom.pdf 
  
Checklist of communication strategies with people with various disabilities: Communication_Hints_Disabilities.pdf 
  
Checklist for accessible technologies: EC_UDL_Technology_Support.pdf 
  
Accessible syllabus template: Cut and paste your syllabus into this template to create an accessible syllabus!  Link


COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FROM THE U OF WASHINGTON

This University of Washington website provides a wide array of resources on many aspects of UDL, including:
  
1. Instruction

2. Student Services

3. Technology

4. Physical spaces
  
Browse the areas of most relevance to you.   http://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/center-universal-design-education/overview 


EDGEWOOD COLLEGE DISABILITY SERVICES AND KEY DOCUMENTS

A Faculty Guide to Edgewood College Services for Students with Disabilities Edgewoood College Faculty Resource Guide to Acessibility and Disability Services_Aug 19_2015.pdf

Edgewood College Cares Distress Guide and Intervention Protocol: EC_Cares_Distress_Guide.pdf 
  
ADA guidelines for Edgewood online courses: ADA Edgewood Guidelines.docx