Universal Design for Learning

The Best Practices through UDL video features faculty and students at Colorado State University discussing the benefits of UDL. Additional formats are available, along with a transcript that includes descriptive audio.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of principles and techniques for creating inclusive classroom instruction and accessible course materials. At its core is the assertion that all students benefit when they are given multiples ways to take in new information, express their comprehension, and become engaged in learning.

UDL Teaching Resources:

Tutorials for creating accessible, “inclusively designed” electronic materials

Please visit the Accessibility by Design website to learn how to create inclusively designed (or universally designed) electronic content. There you will find tutorials for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, PDF, Adobe InDesign, Canvas, and Web content that address the following topics:

N. Preston Davis Award

The Provost’s N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation now includes a “Universal Design for Learning”category. See the UDL Award page for more information.