Institution-wide approaches to embedding Universal Design for Learning
October 20th 2021 (2pm - 4pm)
This event will explore De Montfort University's journey over the last five years as it has navigated its institution-wide adoption of UDL.
Universal Design for Learning acknowledges that all learners engage differently and from a range of backgrounds.
It explores the possible disconnect between a diverse student population and a one-size-fits-all curriculum, asking the question ‘Is the curriculum disabling’? (Murphy, 2021). To address this, tutors are encouraged to design for expected population-level variability. The approach becomes the framework for lesson plans and a vehicle to bring about inclusive education (Capp, 2017).
This is connected with the following TLA projects: