1:00 pm- 1:50 pm Central Time
Exploration of Educational and Technological Tools in Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Miguel Perez, California State University, Fresno
Madelyn Smith, M.A., University of Northern Colorado
Jenette L. Smith, Ed.D., DipACLM, M.S., Clarkson College
Diversity in higher education has received a lot of attention in the past two decades. While gathering less attention, but equally important, is leveling the learning field for all students. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework designed to support all learners in achieving equal and equitable learning opportunities. In this session, we will: Explore the Universal Design for Learning framework, and explore educational and technological tools available to educators to achieve UDL.
Miguel A. Perez, Ph.D., is a faculty member at California State University, Fresno. Dr. Perez's work focuses upon cultural and linguistic competence and global health issues. Dr. Perez also serves as a mentor, advocate, and researcher promoting inclusivity in higher education.
Madelyn Smith, M.A., is a doctoral candidate in special education with the University of Northern Colorado. Madelyn proudly serves as a writer, researcher, advocate, and educator to promote equitable, inclusive practices in schools and communities.
Dr. Jenette L. Smith, Ed.D., DipACLM, M.S., serves as faculty in the Doctor in Health Care Education and Leadership program with Clarkson College, an educational partner with Nebraska Medicine. In addition, Dr. Smith serves as an educator, ally, and advocate for individuals with disabilities, their families, and their caregivers
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