NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Technology and Universal Design for Learning

EDUC 600




Instructor: Adam Authier

Grading: Letter

Monday, November 24, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $150 + $300 course registration fee

Course Description:

This workshop is intended as an introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a, “set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn” (CAST, 2012). Students will explore the advantages of designing curriculum with UDL, as well as a variety of technology tools that support its implementation. Over the course of the workshop, students will work with an existing lesson plan to address the three principals of UDL, successfully integrate technology, and better meet the needs of students in their classrooms.


  • Define Universal Design for Learning, discuss its origin, and explore its potential to positively impact the modern classroom.
  • Define the three principles of UDL and identify technologies to address each.
  • Adapt an existing lesson plan to meet the principles of UDL and integrate appropriate technologies to meet student needs.
  • Reflect on the UDL model and its application.

About The Instructor

Adam Authier
Adam Authier

Adam Authier is an education specialist in education technology. He earned his M.S. in Education, specializing in integrating technology into curriculum, from Walden University. Adam earned his B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. He has over 10 years of experience in middle school and high school teaching.



**Registration Instructions:

Register at: http://pagefourpd.com/online-workshops-3/.

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A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.