Universal Design for Learning: Principles and Techniques for Library Instruction

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Universal design (UD; also Universal design for learning, UDL) is an approach to teaching that prescribes flexibility and support for many different types of learners. Learn how designing instruction based on UD principles not only helps accommodate learners with disabilities, but supports students of all types. Learn basic UD concepts, and examine simple ways to apply them to improve your library instruction.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session, participants should be able to:

Explain the benefits of UDL for learners
Differentiate UD from accessibility accommodation
Apply some essential principles of UD to instructional design in order to provide a better learning experience for a wider range of students

Instructor: Jason Puckett

Jason Puckett is Online Learning Librarian and Associate Professor at Georgia State University Library in Atlanta, Georgia. Puckett has an MLIS from Florida State University and is the author of the ACRL books Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides and Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers & Educators.

Academic library: 4 year and graduate; Academic library: 2 year
This webinar is presented in Eastern time.