Universal design in higher education

Universal design in higher education

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A comprehensive guide for researchers and practitioners on creating fully accessible college and university programs. As greater numbers of students with disabilities attend postsecondary educational institutions, administrators have expressed increased interest in making their programs accessible to all students. This book provides both theoretical and practical guidance for schools as they work to turn this admirable goal into a reality, thereby making a crucial contribution to the growing body of literature on special education and universal design. It looks at the design of physical and technological environments at institutions of higher education; at issues pertaining to curriculum and instruction; and at the full array of student services. It concludes with a thorough consideration of how to institutionalize universal design at higher education institutions.By using the third principle of making a course curriculum universally designed ( i.e., provide flexible media and materials ... multiple ways for my students to answer the question, depending on how they chose to interact with the resources available ... and listening to or reading the transcript from a Skype call with a guest speaker who participated in the civil rights rallies. ... Less is better. Put everything that students will need to know about the course on your syllabus. Too much text andanbsp;...

Title:Universal design in higher education
Author:Sheryl Burgstahler, Rebecca Cory
Publisher:Harvard Educational Pub Group - 2008-05-28


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