In the 1990s, Anne Meyer, David Rose, and their colleagues at CAST introduced Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a framework to improve teaching and learning in the digital age, sparking an international reform movement.
Now Meyer and Rose return with Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice, an up-to-date multimedia online book (with print and e-book options) that leverages more than a decade of research and implementation.
This is the first significant new statement on UDL since 2002, an ambitious, engaging exploration of ideas and best practices that provides the growing UDL field with an essential and authoritative learning resource for the coming years.
This new work includes contributions from CAST’s research and implementation teams as well as from many of CAST’s collaborators in schools, universities, and research settings.
Readers are invited to contribute ideas, perspectives, and examples from their own practice in an online community of practice.
Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice includes:
New insights from research on learner differences and how human variability plays out in learning environments
Research-based discussions of what it means to become expert at learning
First-hand examples of how to design and implement UDL at all levels and across subjects using the UDL Guidelines
“Dig Deeper” segments that enrich the main content
Dozens of original videos and illustrations
A blended multimedia presentation with interactive activities and tools to save and share notes
Opportunities to connect with other educators to share ideas and best practices