Universal Design in Higher Education

Universal Design in Higher Education From Principles to Practice, Second Edition

Sheryl E. Burgstahler, Foreword by Michael Young
cloth, 384 Pages
Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-817-7
Price: $68.00

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paper, 384 Pages
Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-816-0
Price: $34.00

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ebook
Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-818-4
This second edition of the classic Universal Design in Higher Education is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology.

Praise

This book makes a compelling case for adopting universal design in all postsecondary offerings in order to support a diverse educational community and an inclusive approach to academic excellence. There is something here for everyone. — From the foreword by Michael K. Young, president, Texas A&M University

Fresh, comprehensive, and engaging, Universal Design in Higher Education is expertly written, thoughtfully crafted, and a 'must-add' to your resource collection. — Stephan J. Smith, executive director, Association on Higher Education And Disability

Sheryl Burgstahler has assembled a great set of chapters and authors on universal design in higher education. It's a must-have book for all universities, as it covers universal design of instruction, physical spaces, student services, technology, and provides examples of best practices. — Jonathan Lazar, professor of computer and information sciences, Towson University, and coauthor of Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy

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About the Editor

Sheryl E. Burgstahler is an affiliate professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle, and founder and director of the university’s Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) and Access Technology Centers.