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Universal Design for Learning

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Define Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
  2. Assess barriers to learning from the perspective of the learner.
  3. Distinguish between learner variabilityOpens in a new window, diversityOpens in a new window, and lived experienceOpens in a new window, and consider their impacts on and relevance to curriculumOpens in a new window design and learning environments.
  4. Explore UDL as one of several frameworks for decolonizingOpens in a new window curriculum.
  5. Reflect on your own philosophy of education.

There's no such thing as neutral education. Education either functions as an instrument to bring about conformity or freedom.

Freire, 1968/1970
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