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Universal Design for Learning Webinars

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a way of thinking about teaching and learning that helps give all students an equal opportunity to succeed. This approach offers flexibility in the ways students access material, engage with it and show what they know. This webinar series provides an introduction to UDL for UNC faculty.

Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: How We Embraced UDL in Our Classrooms

  • Dr. Ryan Darling, Kelly Langley-Cook, and Dr. Erin Moser
  • January 26, 9:30-10:45 am

Join three UNC faculty for a discussion of how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) improved their teaching and created a more engaging classroom for all students. Panelists will discuss their own experiences teaching before and after embracing UDL. Participants will join smaller breakout sessions for a more in depth presentation based on their personal experience and readiness for incorporating UDL into their teaching practice.

Build a Classroom for Me: Learning Experiences of UNC Students with Disabilities

  • UNC Students
  • February 16, 9:30-10:45 am

UNC students enter our classrooms with both visible and non-visible disabilities; it’s important that instructors understand how the classroom environment we create impacts our students with disabilities both negatively and positively. Join this panel led by UNC students from the Disability Resource Center to learn about their experiences in the classroom. This is a great opportunity to discuss teaching and learning with students!

Overcoming Barriers to Universal Design for Learning with Easy2Support Strategies for Success

  • Dr. Ryan Darling, Kelly Langley-Cook, Dr. Erin Moser, and Becky Smith
  • March 9, 9:30-10:45 am

In this webinar participants will learn about the theory behind Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and recognize the seven steps of UDL. After reflecting on personal concerns about building a course with UDL and professional barriers to UDL, participants will learn about quick strategies that they can implement to begin working towards a course based in the principles of UDL.