Saving Some UDL Resources
Sometimes, I just don't have time to write up an entire website. So here are some quick notes. Google will likely ding me when I copy them to another page.
So I'm very short on time today, but I have a much better idea of how to organize my UDL page. Rather than mess it all up right now, I'm taking notes here as part of my journey. Because I need to post the comments for the Alternative Delivery Certification course I'm taking.
In the army, I heard that "Leadership is about providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish a task." In many ways, UDL addresses these three aspects of leadership from the teacher's perspective, and then provides detailed considerations to broaden the appeal to every individual student.
- "Blueprint for UDL: Considering the Design of Implementation" by Loui Lord Nelson and James Basham
- Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses from University of Arkansas at Little Rock
- Top 10 UDL Tips for Designing an Engaging Learning Environment from CAST
- There Is No Average Person: Podcast from Bloomington Public Library with Heartland professor Zach Petrea, librarian Rachel Park, and host Danny Rice. As Petrea describes UDL, it's "Necessary for some, good for all."
The Core of UDL
UDL is about providing multiple reasons for engagement, modes of representation, and means of action and expression.
The Why of Learning
UDL focuses on motivating students by making the topic relevant for each individual student.
The What of Learning
Every student learns differently, so providing multiple means of illustrating the topic materials gives each student an opportunity to learn core concepts in their own way.
Action and Expression
The How of Learning
Each student has different skills and interests, and we provide multiple ways for