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  • Principles of UDL - Additional Resources

These materials are provided to complement the online course, Principles of Universal Design for Learning, provided to new full-time faculty and others. The course was created to address the recommendation of the Syracuse University Disability External Review Committee -- a committee formed at Chancellor Syverud's request -- to implement Universal Design for Learning as part of New Faculty Orientation. 

The course contains an embedded TEDx video with images. A screen-reader-enabled description of the TEDx video is available here: The Myth of Average - Transcript.pdf

Using the UDL Framework - Published by CAST (formerly Center for Applied Special Technology); used with permission:

UDL Graphic Organizer  

UDL Progression Rubric

Key Questions to Consider When Planning Lessons.pdf

Additional UDL resources 

UDL Syllabus - This resource contains information about developing a syllabus and an example of a syllabus highlighting UDL considerations.

UDL On Campus - Short videos on using UDL in higher education

Plus-One Thinking: A Framework for Inclusive Teaching - More on “Plus-One Thinking”

Universal Design: The 7 Principles - The purpose of the Principles is to guide the design of environments, products and communications.

UDL in Higher Education - Video and Transcript

Related campus resources - information about technologies that support your universal design efforts

Accessible Technology Toolkit

Captioning With AST/CaptionSync - Syracuse University guidance on using the AST/CaptionSync service


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