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Claire Holmes
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CAST's new Professional Learning site

The new CAST Professional Learning site looks interesting! Haven't had time to explore it fully, but plan to get back to it once I finish up a few projects.

~Claire

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 9:36am

My UDL project is taking shape

The Towson University UDL Summer Institute has been a great learning opportunity! I have stepped in and out of sessions, based on my own schedule and the level of higher education relevancy of the session. The focus has been PK-12, but there is so much that is broadly applicable and thus relevant to the higher education instruction context. It has been fun to hear from local PK-12 educators about their UDL experiences. It has also been great to reconnect with TU UDL people! Kate Simon and…

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Posted on June 25, 2014 at 11:00am

UDL Professional Development for information literacy instructors

Created a Lesson in UDL Exchange to assist in planning a UDL session for Cook Library's information literacy instruction/assessment retreat in July, 2014. Still working on the Instructional Methods section...

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 9:00pm

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Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion May UDL Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"In the realm of information literacy instruction, we have to find ways to build relevancy in order to engage students quickly. We are most often working with students in a single session during a semester length course. We strive to accomplish many…"
Jun 5, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion May UDL Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Found a PBL Resource…"
Jun 5, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion May UDL Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Toni, This is so great! I know some students perceive this type of assignment to be intimidating (librarians get to hear all kinds of interesting student commentary), but in the way you have designed and organized this intense essential pre-service…"
Jun 4, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion May UDL Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"I completely agree with Toni. Love this, Michelle! ~Claire"
Jun 4, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion May UDL Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Fantastic, Michelle! This approach could have such far reaching impact in PDS schools! I love the idea of teaching pre-service teachers to implement their own SMART goal setting, since that practice with structured reflection and assessment can…"
Jun 4, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion April UDL OPLC in the group UDL at TU!
"I chose the “Resilience Café” project, which was designed as an 8th grade ELA unit, because the educator who designed the unit focuses on building critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and communication skills. The…"
May 1, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Hi Diana, Taking a look at your presentation, I keep thinking of the Khan Academy approach where the viewer can watch a hand working through a math problem on the blackboard and can hear the voice explaining the process step by step. (Like Kay, we…"
Mar 18, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Sounds like a plan: we can be in touch later in the semester and/or over the summer... whenever you start your SPED 301 planning for Fall. The typical library instruction session I do for SPED 301 includes a review of search strategies and…"
Mar 18, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Zosia, I love that you tried these tools right away after those great presentations on March 6. Good luck and don't give up since there is such potential there. I haven't used the tools (yet!), so can't offer specific troubleshooting…"
Mar 18, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"ooh, love that error-filled mock report assessment idea... I think I could use that concept with some info lit activities! ~Claire"
Mar 18, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Diana, thank you so much! When I say the tutorial needs to be polished, I mean that while it is fine conceptually, I would love to create a slicker tutorial that is embedded directly into Blackboard rather than the google form... I guess I consider…"
Mar 18, 2015
Claire Holmes commented on Fran Smith's group "UDL: Better Learning and Instruction by Design" - March 6, 2015_UDL Presentation for Towson University Faculty
"Thanks for the resources, Dr. Smith! Even with the wintery weather, last Friday was a great day of UDL PD at TU!  ~Claire Holmes (TU Education Librarian)"
Mar 12, 2015
Claire Holmes joined Fran Smith's group
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"UDL: Better Learning and Instruction by Design" - March 6, 2015_UDL Presentation for Towson University Faculty

This site is crafted to share resources and information with faculty and participants attending this event in March 2015.Session Goals:Share strategies, technologies, and techniques across thirteen years of developing a graduate course in universal design for learning.Share steps and benchmarks in considering the UDL lens as applied to design of other graduate courses.Explore UDL practices and techniques that have been applied in successful ways to improve these courses and engage student…See More
Mar 12, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Just noticed that the links I included above are pointing to the web version of Outlook (?!). Not sure why but here are the links to the tutorials again: http://tinyurl.com/EDUC417 http://tinyurl.com/SCED304ResearchTutorial Thanks!Claire"
Mar 11, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Michelle and Kay, If there is a way I can help with activities related to SPED 301, I'd love to be involved. Typically, I do a single library instruction session for most sections of the course... usually focused on the key research…"
Mar 11, 2015
Claire Holmes replied to Emily Ziegler's discussion March OPLC Discussion in the group UDL at TU!
"Hi all, I have several online tutorials that need re-vamping, now that they are beyond the "pilot" phase. Upgrade #1: I have flipped the instruction for library sessions in courses which feature children's literature as well as Cook…"
Mar 10, 2015

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At 9:44am on July 10, 2012, National Center on UDL said…

Welcome to UDL Connect, Claire! We hope you find the discussions interesting and informative. Please let us know if there's anything we can do to make this community more supportive of your work in UDL

 
 
 

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