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Universal Design

Universal Design is an approach to college instruction that anticipates diversity of learners and provides a framework for college faculty to incorporate inclusive strategies in their teaching. Listed below are several Internet resources to provide more information.

Seven Principles

  • Principle 1: Equitable Use
  • Principle 2: Flexibility in Use
  • Principle 3: Simple and Intuitive Use
  • Principle 4: Perceptible Information
  • Principle 5: Tolerance for Error
  • Principle 6: Low Physical Effort
  • Principle 7: Size and Space for Approach and Use

More information on What is Universal Design:  http://www.universaldesign.com/about-universal-design.html

Books and articles on Universal Design:  http://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/center-universal-design-education/resources/published-books-and-articles-about-universal

Teaching Resources on UD: