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UDL presentation, 2011

  1. 1. UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING Andrew Birch March 2011 Walden UniversityWednesday, March 23, 2011
  2. 2. Recent brain research has shown us that text based information systems are not the optimal way to learn.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  3. 3. In fact, just reading text like this, will not meet the need of all our learners.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  4. 4. Universal design for learning combines recent brain research.... ......with universal design.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  5. 5. seeing The brain processes information by..... reading, and hearing.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  6. 6. We can embed multiple means of representation into our teaching, to enable our students to access more of our curriculum.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  7. 7. But this shouldn’t be done as an afterthought. which started in architecture. Universal design for learning has it’s roots in universal design,Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  8. 8. Architects designed buildings but added important features afterwards, such as access for people with disabilities.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  9. 9. But it didn’t need to be an afterthought.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  10. 10. Technology can help us adapt our resources for our students at the beginning.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  11. 11. We can also give multiple pathways for student action.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  12. 12. We can empower our students... ...and help them to realize their ideasWednesday, March 23, 2011
  13. 13. We can adapt our outcomes and expectations and provide strategic differences for our studentsWednesday, March 23, 2011
  14. 14. Technology is a multifaceted tool that can help us do all of this and more.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  15. 15. We can find tools for our diverse student population. Tools that translate, differentiate and transform student understanding. We can start today.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  16. 16. Created following the guidelines of UDL. Made in Keynote http://www.rhinotion.blogspot.com/ Music Heart of Darkness By Stefano Mocini http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/81080Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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