The Introduction to Universal Design for learning course was designed to engage participants in an exploration of the foundations of Universal Design for Learning. Focusing on the three principles and core concepts of UDL, participants will engage in discussions, reflections, and activities that allow them to explore the UDL framework to design equitable and accessible learning experiences for all learners.
Course Learning Goals:
-Understand the three principles of Universal Design for Learning and the role of the framework in intentional design to provide equitable and meaningful learning for all students
-Identify the four core concepts of UDL
-Understand the purpose and organization of the UDL guidelines and their role in the design process
-Author an original, grade-appropriate lesson, applying the UDL principles to address anticipated barriers and proactively design equitable learning pathways for all students
Intended Audience: Grade K-12 Teachers, Administrators, and Coaches