Universal Design for Teaching and Learning

Date

Wednesday, November 2

Time

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Presenter(s)

Dr. Wendy Harbour

Abstract

This introduction to universal design will explain simple strategies for engaging and teaching diverse students, with tips for thinking about disability as more than accommodations, and advice for students about universally designing their own learning, as well.

Presenter Bio(s)

Dr. Wendy Harbour received her doctorate from Harvard University in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, with a focus in Higher Education. Until recently, she was the Lawrence B. Taishoff Professor of Inclusive Education and the Executive Director of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, at Syracuse University, teaching courses in inclusive education, disability in higher education, and disability studies. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator and Project Director for the National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) at the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD). AHEAD is the professional organization for disability services providers in higher education.

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