Presuming Competence By Design • A Tutorial for Systems, Environment, Curricular, and Materials Design in Learning Systems

Requirements

Throughout this tutorial, we have covered the concept of universal design and what barriers exist, along with some tips on what to do. This section focuses on specific suggestions in major areas and provides examples of what others have done in their settings. Select from below to learn more:

 

 

Examples

We encourage you to view all examples below. Even though they are from different settings, there are many excellent ideas throughout that can be applied in any setting.

 

K-12 Examples

Story Sequencing - A Unit Incorporating UDL principles

 

CVC Rule - Example Unit applying UDL principles

 

Assessment of Assistive Technology for a Large School District and Implications of Universal Design Principles (PDF document)

 

Each example used with permission by the author.

 

Corporate/Government Examples

Pacific Bell’s Universal Design Policy - http://trace.wisc.edu/docs/pacbell_ud/agpd.htm

 

The Country of Japan – specifically the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport –
http://www.rollingrains.com/archives/001228.html

 

AT&T – examples from Ohio, California –
Ohio: http://www05.sbc.com/Products_Services/Residential/1,,14--12-6-0,00.html
California: http://www02.sbc.com/Products_Services/Business/1,,13--1-6-,00.html

 

Application of UDL to product development and service delivery:
http://trace.wisc.edu/world/gen_ud.html

 

Higher Education Examples

Universal Design for Instruction - tips and guidelines from DO IT in Washington

 

Examples of UDL Syllabi - Emory University

 

Extensive Resources, including examples, for UDL in Higher Education - San Francisco State University
(scroll down to Useful Websites section)

 

Online case study for UDL in post-secondary education - Faculty and Administrators Modules in Higher Education (FAME)

 

For Administrators - Universal Design for Educational Systems - tips and guidelines from DO IT in Washington