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Universal Design for Learning: Addressing the Variability of All Learners

presentation

Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time
3:00PM – 4:00PM PT

Location
EdRev Expo 2018
San Francisco, CA

Presenter
Cynthia Curry, Director, AEM Center

Description

In this introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL), we'll begin by exploring its origin and core concepts. This foundation will support understanding of the key principles of UDL that guide flexible pathways for learning. CAST's refreshed UDL Guidelines will be a featured resource. Participants will leave this session with new ideas about the process of teaching and learning.

Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.

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XML (EXtensible Markup Language)

Universal format for structured documents and data. Set of rules, guidelines, and conventions for designing text formats for data.

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ASCII

Unformatted text standard defining how computers write and read characters.

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American National Standards (ANSI)

Non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

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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.

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CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology)

Non-profit organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through research and development.

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