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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Promote Framework Principles Adoption, Student Engagement and Active Learning

This is the first of the four part webinar series: Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library. Attend one or all the sessions. Missed one? Each session is recorded for viewing at your convenience.

Universal Design for Learning principles support and maximize the learning experience for students. Implementing well-thought-out checkpoints and processes improve access for all students, promote the use of research-based practices, and increase student success.

Course Objectives:
   • Define and describe Universal Design for Learning
   • List some of the benefits of teaching students to be resourceful, strategic and purposeful learners
   • Contrast and compare ways how UDL awareness can be implemented on campus

Presenter: Ana Thompson has worked in higher education for the last 16 years in IT, digital learning and instructional design. As a Learning & Access Designer at the University of Washington Bothell Office of Digital Learning & Innovation, Ana enjoys working with faculty members and staff to streamline the use of technology tools and promote digital fluency. Ana has extensive experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS), adult learning, WCAG 2.0, document accessibility, Copyright and Fair Use, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and finding innovative ways to use old and new tools. Currently, she is the lead of the Universal Design for Learning (UDAL) campus initiative and is a member of the New Faculty Orientation, Accessibility Plan Project committees, the Campus Access Guide workgroup and the UW IT Accessibility Task Force.

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