Universal Design for Learning
Programmatic Review Preparation
Implementation of universal design principles in Teaching & Learning promotes inclusivity and equity while also ‘future-proofing’ your teaching. As our classrooms and lecture theatres become increasingly diverse, our practices must also adapt to reflect the changing landscape of higher education.
UDL on-line content video link
The on-line UDL module video is 3 hours in length and you can view these in your own time. The link is comprised of multiple short videos for you to view that give an understanding of the UDL concepts. Here you will find the basics of UDL, the theory, some examples of good UDL practice and a reflective quiz on your own teaching and learning (the results are viewed only by you).
Dr Ailish Breen, Lecturer in Biopharmaceutical Engineering Science at IT Sligo was 1 of 3 lecturers in the country to be shortlisted for the John Kelly Award for Universal Design for Learning awarded by the Association of Higher Education and Disabilities (AHEAD) at Croke Park.
In the following videos, Ailish will talk through how her attainment of the Digital Badge in UDL helped to inform the changes she made to her module and how UDL has changed her teaching and learning practices.
Universal Design for Learning or UDL, it’s not just another buzz word! Are you interested to learn about current educational neuro-research? These recordings look at the individual principles of UDL, giving you a snapshot with insight into the teaching framework of multiple means of engagement, representation and action and expression, as well as more information on the colleges developments with UDL and where you can access further information.