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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
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"Good day, Am barrister Emmanuel Godwin I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here,…"
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Applying UDL to the Transition Process - 2012 IDEA Transition Community of Practice

This group provides information shared on UDL at the 2012 IDEA Community of Practice Meeting on Transition. Drs. Fran Smith and Joanne Karger - 2011-12 UDL FellowsSee More
Nov 27, 2015
Fran Smith added a discussion to the group GW SPED 6210 - Online Course in Universal Design for Learning - Fall, 2015
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Which group within UDL connect did you find to offer the most relevant information for your future UDL action plan? What were the particulars?

Browse through this larger UDL Connect community. This is a large group that includes many users from around the US and the world. Look for commonalities that relate to the UDL action/ systems change plan you have in mind and some resources that may be helpful to use and you plan forward. Share those here!See More
Nov 9, 2015
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UDL Blended Graduate Course @ GW University at Alexandria, VA

July 5, 2016 at 8am to August 13, 2016 at 11pm
A 3 credit graduate course in universal design for learning at GW University will be offered July 5 - August 13, 2016. This is a blended model course with 1 week of face-to-face instruction at the GW Campus in Alexandria, VA and the remaining 5 weeks online. For more details please explore the attached file.…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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UDL Seminar - Congress in the Netherlands

Google Translate Tool: http://translate.google.com/Bing Translate Tool: http://www.bing.com/translator This group is designed for participants attending the UDL seminar at the Congress of the Netherlands in Utrecht, Netherlands on December 10, 2012. Please register with UDL Connect and then join this group for continued access to resources and dialogue.Session Goals:Goal:Gain an understanding…See More
Sep 2, 2015
Fran Smith added a discussion to the group Creating Powerful Instruction: Universal Design for Learning
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What were some aha moments that you had during the conference presentation about UDL?

What resonated with you about the UDL message? Was this the first time you had heard about UDL? What takeaways were important? What new information will you be able to apply to your work?See More
Aug 3, 2015
Michelle Meneley and Cathy Jewell 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
Aug 2, 2015
Cathy Jewell joined Fran Smith's group
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Applying UDL to the Transition Process - 2012 IDEA Transition Community of Practice

This group provides information shared on UDL at the 2012 IDEA Community of Practice Meeting on Transition. Drs. Fran Smith and Joanne Karger - 2011-12 UDL FellowsSee More
Aug 1, 2015
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UDL Online Graduate Course -GW University_Fall, 2015 at Online - GW University, Washington, DC

August 30, 2015 at 8am to December 9, 2015 at 11pm
Universal design for learning: Better learning and instruction by design - Fall online course offering through GW University, 3 graduate credits. See informational flyer for details!Fall-UDLCourseFlyerSee More
Jul 21, 2015
Fran Smith joined Liz Berquist's group
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Baltimore County UDL PDS

Welcome to the UDL Connect site for the Baltimore County UDL PDS Project!  We will use this space to share resources, host discussions and provide ongoing support for UDL PDS members.See More
Jun 24, 2015
Fran Smith added 4 pages to the group Creating Powerful Instruction: Universal Design for Learning
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Digging Deeper: Readings and Resources

Meyer, A., Rose, D. H., & Gordon, D. (2014). Universal design for learning: Theory and practice. Wakefield, MA: CAST Publishing, Inc. Free with online registration at: http://udltheorypractice.cast.org/login The National UDL…
Jun 7, 2015
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Creating Powerful Instruction: Universal Design for Learning

This online group is for all participants attending the 2-day event entitled "Creating Powerful Instruction: Co-Teaching and Universal Design for Learning: July 29 & 30, 2015"at the Virginia Department of Education's Training & Technical Assistance Center at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VASee More
Jun 7, 2015
Katie Birmingham 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
May 14, 2015
Michelle Pasko commented on Fran Smith's group "UDL: Better Learning and Instruction by Design" - March 6, 2015_UDL Presentation for Towson University Faculty
"Dr. Smith, thank you for a great presentation! We all thoroughly enjoyed everything you had to offer. If anyone would like a closer look at the projects and rubric Toni and I shared, please visit our…"
Mar 28, 2015
Emily Halligan commented on Fran Smith's group "UDL: Better Learning and Instruction by Design" - March 6, 2015_UDL Presentation for Towson University Faculty
"Your talk was full of inspiring ideas, Dr. Smith!  Thank you for making the trip under less than ideal weather circumstances to share your experience and resources with us. As requested, I'm posting the link to the presentation on UDL and…"
Mar 12, 2015

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At 7:14am on March 30, 2016, emmanuel said…

Good day, Am barrister Emmanuel Godwin
I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on(emmanuelgodwin999@gmail.com) for the full details.

Have a nice day.
Barrister Emmanuel Godwin ........

At 4:03pm on October 19, 2012, Yvel C. Crevecoeur said…

Thank you!  Brielle took this picture for me!  I owe her for such a distinguished picture!

At 11:44am on November 15, 2011, Loui Lord Nelson said…

I still have a silicone finger with a red fingernail in the bottom of my purse...

At 7:03pm on February 6, 2011, Patti Ganley said…

Welcome aboard Fran,

We hope this site can be helpful for building the field of UDL.

Thanks for joining!

 
 
 

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