Universal Design in Education: Instruction


  • Class climate

  • Interaction

  • Physical environments and products

  • Delivery methods

  • Information resources and technology

  • Feedback

  • Assessment

  • Accommodation


  • A statement on a syllabus that invites students to meet with the instructor to discuss learning needs

  • Multiple Delivery methods that motivate and engage all learners

  • Flexible curriculum that is accessible to learners

  • Examples that appeal to students with a variety of characteristics with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, age, ability, and interest

  • Regular, accessible, and effective interactions between students and the instructor

  • Allowing students to turn in parts of a large project for feedback before the final project is due

  • Class outlines and notes that are on an accessible website

  • Assessing student learning using multiple methods

  • Faculty awareness of processes and resources for disability-related accommodations


Source: The Center for Universal Design in Education, uw.edu/doit/CUDE