Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessible Education

Three humanoid shapes, each holding a puzzle piece, standing over the words, "Putting it together for everyone!"

 

Accessible education is the process of designing courses and developing a teaching style to meet the needs of people from a variety of backgrounds, abilities and learning styles.

Universal Design for Learning: 10 Tips for Assessment

Decorative: "Think UDL"

 

"Top 10 UDL Tips for Assessment" (CAST web page; pdf) outlines tips to "use the UDL framework to design and reflect on assessments" and [rovides questions by which an instructor can self-assess.

1. "Align assessment to elearning goals"

a. "When the learning goals are clear, assessments allow educators and learners to observe and measure whether learners have achieved the intended goal."

Universal Design for Learning: 10 Tips for Learning Goals

Decorative: "Think UDL"

 

"Top 10 UDL Tips for Developing Learning Goals" (CAST web page; pdf) "discuss[es] learning goals from a UDL perspective," posing useful questions with which instructors can self-assess their stated learning objectives.

1. "Convey clear goals that everyone can understand"

a. "Standards- and curricular-based goals are often written using language that is difficult to understand and unpack."

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