Universal Design in Higher Education

Universal Design in Higher Education From Principles to Practice

Edited by Sheryl E. Burgstahler and Rebecca C. Cory
accessible PDF, 300 Pages
Pub. Date: January 2010
ISBN-13: 90-8 ACCESS
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Pub. Date: May 2008
ISBN-13: 978-1891792-91-5
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Pub. Date: May 2008
ISBN-13: 978-1-891792-90-8
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Universal Design in Higher Education looks at the design of physical and technological environments at institutions of higher education; at issues pertaining to curriculum and instruction; and at the full array of student services.

Praise

Inclusion has come to higher education! More than explaining what the law requires, Burgstahler and Cory have given us a primer on how universal design in education can improve university and college life for everyone. — Douglas Biklen, Dean of the School of Education, Syracuse University

Burgstahler and Corey have put together a groundbreaking, comprehensive text that brings together all the best information about the theory and practice of Universal Design (UD) and its potential in higher education. As a paradigm of inclusion, UD offers a modelfor addressing issues of equality, accessibility, and social and intellectual integration.Demonstrating the breadth and depth of this powerful model in higher education, thistext covers the application of UD in campus design, student services, faculty development, instructional technology, academic administration, and classroom instruction, from first-year courses to advanced study. — Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Professor of English & Disability Studies, The Ohio State University

It is wonderful to have one book that explains and gives illustrations of Universal Design in one fell swoop! I’ve read and re-read descriptions of what UDL is, but am always left wondering how to put it into action. This books answers that question. — Judy Elimelech, Coordinator of Disability Services, Missouri Southern State University

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About the Editors

Sheryl E. Burgstahler is the director of DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology), which promotes the success of students with disabilities in colleges and universities, and Accessible Technology Services and Outreach at the University of Washington.

Rebecca C. Cory is a research consultant with DO-IT and has served as coordinator of disability services for two colleges. She is the coeditor of Building Pedagogical Curb Cuts: Incorporating Disability in the University Classroom and Curriculum.


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