Lilly Conference on Teaching & Learning
February 27, 2020
Kevin Kelly –
Fostering Equity, Connectedness and Inclusion in Your Courses With Universal Design for Learning and Design for Learning Equity.
It’s easy to fall into the “one size fits all” trap when we build courses and course activities. It’s challenging to design and facilitate course experiences that are equitable and inclusive, and that foster human connection.
Different student populations bring different needs to the online environment, may require different approaches to distance education, and/or may face issues like limited technology access or culturally biased content. Together we will address those issues using learning design principles, such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Design for Learning Equity, along with being mindful of human connections in the course