Introduction to Universal Design for Learning
Introduction to Universal Design for Learning for Psychology Teaching Fellows, 2012
- Craig Spooner, ACCESS Project
Universal Design for Learning is a three-part model for good teaching, designed to promote inclusive classroom instruction and accessible course materials. The case for UDL begins by acknowledging the diversity evident in today's classrooms, including students of different ages and life experiences, genders, ethnicities, language backgrounds, and learning styles. Disabilities—both apparent and non-apparent—are another facet of student diversity. So, too, is the wide range of technologies used by instructors and students.