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Published on September 24, 2013

Author: richardminicucci3

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+ Universal Design in Education By Richard Minicucci

+ Universal Design  “The design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.”(Burgstaler)  Principles of Universal Design Learning:  1) Provide multiple means of representation  2) Provide multiple means of action and expression  3) Provide multiple means of engagement

+ Principle 1: Provide Multiple Means of Representation  Provide options for perception  Customize  Alternate ways  Provide options for language and symbols  Define vocab  Define symbols  Provide options for comprehension  Make sure teaching method can be understood

+ Principle 2: Provide Multiple Means of Action and Expression  Provide options for physical action  Change methods to get different responses  Provide options for expression and communication  Multiple forms of media and tools  Provide options for executive functions  Give them guidelines  Support ideas and methods

+ Principle 3: Provide multiple means of engagement  MOST IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE  Without this principle, the others can not happen  Provide options for recruiting interest  Individuality  Provide options for sustaining effort and persistence  Highlight goals  Provide options for self regulation  Self-assessment

+ Implementing UDL  Implementing UDL in schools can be difficult  Takes support on all ends  Faculty  Students  Parents  All in hopes that more students will succeed  Engagement is the Key to success in UDL

+ Works Cited  Burgstahler, Sheryl. "Universal Design of Instruction (UDI): Definition, Principles, Guidelines, and Examples." University of Washington, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/instruction. html>.  Rose, David. "Implementing UDL." YouTube. N.p., 17 Mar. 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr3ardmq0a0>.  Rose, David. "The UDL Guidelines." YouTube. N.p., 17 Mar. 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfsx3DGpv5o>.  Rose, David. YouTube. N.p., 17 Mar. 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded>.

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