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Moodle: Universal Design (UDL)

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What is Universal Design?

Universal design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.Ron Mace

The intent of universal design is to simplify life for everyone by making products, communications, and the built environment more usable by as many people as possible at little or no extra cost. Universal design benefits people of all ages and abilities.

UDL Q & A  for Higher Education

Who Benefits from Universal Design?

  • Students who speak English as a second language
  • International students
  • Older students
  • Students with disabilities
  • A teacher whose teaching style is inconsistent with the student’s preferred learning style
  • All students