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Accesstext Network Home

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Section 508 Home | Section508.gov

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 The Section 508 website provides legal background, resources, and information on Section 508 requirements.  Essentially, Section 508 o the Rehabilitation Act ensure that federal agencies (and those receiving federal funds) make electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities quickly and easily.

 

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JPED26_3_Full%20Document.pdf#page=7

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This link provides you the full text article (courtesy of AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability) for an article reporting a study measuring the effectiveness of UDL in selected post-secondary courses.   Patricia Davies, Catherine Schelly and Craig Spooner from Colorado State University  report pre/post  results of student perceptions of instructor teaching methods in courses where faculty received UD training to those in control courses of the same content.  

 

Davies, P.L., Schelly, C.L., & Spooner, C.L. ( 2013).  Measuring the effectiveness of universal design for learning intervention in postsecondary education.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 26(3), 195-220.  

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UDL At A Glance - YouTube

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This video produced by CAST (Center for Applied Special Technologies) provides an explanation of UDL .

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Toolbox

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CTSP (Center for Technical and Special Populations) at Texas A & M  has put together a weblink of a number of universal design resources in their access toolkit.   One particularly useful tool for course design and instruction is their CTSP Checklist.   Instructors can examine the practices and pedagogy already in place for universal design while planning to grow other areas.   The link can be found at the bottom of the page.  Here is  a direct URL to this document http://ctsp.tamu.edu/videos/videos11/UDL_Survey.pdf

 

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) | Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it
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The MERLOT ELIXR Initiative (funded by FIPSE from 2005-2010) provides a digital case story repository hosting over 70  discipline-specific multimedia stories.   These digital stories can be used for personal learning or faculty professional development.   Eight case studies of faculty learning and implementation are included in the Universal Design for Learning topical area. 

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Applications of Universal Design

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The University of Washington has developed a number of resources including information, examples, personal perspective, research, and checklists on universal design through the Do-It Center. 

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WebAIM: Web Accessibility In Mind

WebAIM: Web Accessibility In Mind | Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it
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WebAIM (a website resource and project developed by the University of Utah  Center for Persons with Disabilities).  The mission of WebAIM is to  "empower organizations to make their web content accessible to people with disabilities."   A web accessibility evaluation tool (WAVE) is available allowing users to evaluate the accessibility of their websites.  Training, opportunities,  informational articles and a color contrast evaluation tool are also located on the website. 

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Accessibility Statements on Syllabuses – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Accessibility Statements on Syllabuses – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it
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Mark Sample's blog ( Profhacker-  on the Chronicle for Higher Education provides some food or thought on accessibility statements on syllabuses.   

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The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty - YouTube

High school dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential. L. Todd Rose is co-founder and pr...
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This TED talk from June 2013 by Todd Rose addresses  the Myth of Average in consider of variability and diversity in learning.    It's a good launch for collegial discussion and personal reflection. 

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Course Accessibility Checklists - UDL-Universe: A Comprehensive Universal Design for Learning Faculty Development Guide - LibGuides at Ensuring Access through Collaboration & Technology

Checklists developed by CSU campuses to enable faculty to create more accessible courses.
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These checklists for course accessibility were developed by universities in the California state system.  A number of specific suggestions for best practice as well as resources are available. 

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Equity and Excellence in Higher Education

Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Universal Course Design
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E&E was  a 3-year federal grant funded by the Office of Postsecondary Education fro 2005-2008.   It's goal was wasto address quality higher education for students with disabilities through through "refinement, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of the Universal Course Design (UCD) model of professional development for college faculty, administrators, and support personnel."   A number of topics including universal design of syllabi, courses, tutorials, strategies, resources and examples remain relevant. 

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The Center for Universal Design in Education

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The Center or Universal Design in Education at the University of Washington  provides a number of excellent resources for college administrators, faculty, staff and students on UD (Universal Design) including universal design of instruction and learning.  

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Postsecondary Education and UDL | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

Postsecondary Education and UDL | National Center On Universal Design for Learning | Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it
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The National Center for Universal Design is the "go to" resource for information, research, and resources on UDL.   This portion of their website provides information, resources, and case studies of postsecondary institutions using UDL.  

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