This is the last regular post of the 2017-2018 academic year! To keep you inspired over the summer, I offer this link to information about 8 storytelling techniques you can use to create more engaging talks and presentations. Whether you offer information to students in person, online, on video, in infographics, or in other ways, these […]
Colorado State University’s “Access Project” helps other in higher education think about Universal Design for Learning, and how we can improve our own teaching practices, especially leveraging the power of educational technology and online tools! I found the resource called “How Do YOU Teach?” particularly valuable as I thought about my own classrooms, what I […]
While all levels of education need to attend to UDL to be in compliance with ADA standards, postsecondary education students have particular abilities and needs. Check out this website with resources and ideas on postsecondary education and UDL, provided by the National Center for Universal Design for Learning. Also, you’ll find even more resources at […]
We’ll all be hearing a lot more about Universal Design for Learning in the coming months… for a quick overview, check out this overview video produced by CAST, the Center for Applied Special Technology. You can learn more at the CAST website.
“Until learning has no limits.” That’s the motto for CAST, The Center for Applied Special Technology, whose website is loaded with information and resources for educators interesting in Universal Design for Learning (UDL). As their website states that The Center for Applied Special Technology explores ways of using new technologies to provide better educational experiences to students […]
Universal Design for Learning… this is something that those of us working in online education need to think about more as we design our curricula and lessons. This TEDX talk, “Universal Design for Learning–A Paradigm for Maximum Inclusion” addresses this in the context of reconciliation. Fascinating. The speaker, Dr. Terence Brady of Oxford, explains UDL […]
Underneath the “digital” part of “digital teaching and learning” is… what? Well, at its core: a human being. A human being teaching. And other human beings learning. I’m reminded as we enter into the season of spring and renewal to think again about what it means to be a teacher, trying new things like digital […]
“In a gradeless classroom, the perpetual lies that numbers and letters tell about learning would cease to exist.”
In my last post, I shared a short podcast introducing the concept of Universal Design for Learning and how it can shape our pedagogy, both on the ground and in the online learning environment. Curious to learn more, I dug around a bit and found this wonderful tutorial from the IRIS Center of Peabody College […]
How can we create presentations which help students act to engage more deeply with their learning and the material in our courses?