Accessible Instructional Practices: Reaching All Learners
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
1:30PM – 3:00PM EDT
This webinar will provide an overview on using Universal Design for Learning to create accessible instructional materials for students in postsecondary education. We will provide an orientation to accessible instructional practices for postsecondary education professionals as a strategy for increasing student retention, persistence and success. Presenter Skip Stahl from CAST will briefly review the legal requirements that support equal opportunity for all students, review specific strategies for creating and acquiring accessible learning content, and offer approaches for addressing the variability inherent in all learners. This webinar is the second in a series of webinars for postsecondary education faculty and staff being hosted by NCWD/Youth.
Please note: There is no recording of this webinar.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Framework of learning and teaching, resisting one-size-fits-all approach. Encourages offering multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement.View in glossary
Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM)
Print-based educational materials converted into specialized formats, related to the requirements of the IDEA statute.View in glossary
CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology)
Non-profit organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through research and development.View in glossary