Teaching For Diversity: Universal Design for Learning

by: Dr. Shelley Kinash

“While university is challenging for every student, some learners find the difficulties nearly insurmountable. International students from non-English speaking backgrounds have difficulty understanding what their teachers are saying. Mature-aged students struggle to maintain energy levels while balancing study, family, and work. Students with learning disabilities are confused by the lengthy and complex readings. Students with sensory impairments such as blindness and deafness find many online resources inaccessible. There are as many more examples as there are…” Full Article

Kinash, S. (2011). Teaching for diversity: Universal design for learning. Education Technology Solutions, 43, 44-46.