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Accessible Instruction for College Courses:
Universal Design Techniques for Engaging Diverse Learners in Postsecondary Education

Connecting all learners by imparting knowledge using a variety of teaching strategies and evaluation measures ~               


Many factors affect how students learn.  Relevant variables may include disability, learning style, cultural and racial heritage, age, gender and other factors not specifically identified here.  Universal Design for Instruction is an inclusive model that uses a variety of teaching methods to reach a diverse group of learners, including students with disabilities.

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology:
The Faculty Room – University of Washington


The Ohio State University Partnership Grant, Fast Facts for Faculty


Applying Universal Instructional Design – University of Minnesota

Bowe, F. G. (2000). Universal design in education: Teaching nontraditional students. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

Tincani, M. (2004). Improving outcomes for college students with disabilities:  Ten strategies for instructors. College Teaching, 52(4), 128-132.

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.  ~ Elbert Hubbard

“While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done."  ~ Helen Keller

(A document produced by the North Dakota Disability Services Council in the Spring of 2007)

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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