Delivering Hybrid & Online Instruction Using the Universal Design for Learning Framework, Jones, Spring 2021
||EDU 5515 C15
||Online via Google Classroom and Google Meet.
|Dates and Times:
||February 1 - May 9, 2021. Synchronous meetings Mondays 2/1, 3/1, 3/29, 5/3 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
||3 Graduate Credits
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is nationally recognized as a research-based set of strategies to support ALL learners. UDL strategies and practices leverage brain-based research to offer students multiple ways to represent, engage, and express understanding. The basic precept of UDL is to first remove barriers in learning environments before resorting to curriculum modifications and accommodations. . This course will provide participants with an understanding of how to apply UDL principles to increase student motivation and engagement by leveraging student voice and choice in their learning. Additionally, this course will provide specific strategies for leveraging the UDL framework for in-person instruction, blended learning and online/distance learning environments.
Course Goals & Objectives
- Understand the underlying principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- Be able to design inclusive and equitable classroom/online learning environments
- Be able to apply UDL strategies in the classroom and online
- Gain strategies to lead the implementation of UDL in your school/district
Costs, if any, for the required readings are not included in the course cost.
Novak, K. (2016) UDL Now! A Teacher’s Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning in Today’s Classrooms. Wakefield, MA: CAST Publishing.
Novak, K. & Thibodeau, T. (2016). UDL in the cloud! How to design and deliver online education using universal design for learning. Wakefield, MA: CAST Publishing.
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