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The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI), Universal Design for Learning

UDL Teaching Resources

Our Library - Resources available on our bookshelves:

  1. Assistive Technology in the Classroom
  2. Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom
  3. Beyond Access to Opportunity
  4. Fundamentals in Assistive Technology
  5. Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age
  6. The Universally Designed Classroom
  7. Practical Reader in Universal Design for Learning
  8. Equity and Excellence in Higher Education
  9. Transforming Schools with Technology
Assistive Technology in the Classroom - Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities
Amy G. Dell, Deborah A. Newton, Jerry G. Petroff. Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.

This book focuses on how assistive technology can be used by teachers in schools to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. The text addresses technology tools that not only benefit students with autism, multiple disabilities and learning disabilities, but also technology that benefits all students.

Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom
Edited by David T, Gordon. Harvard Education Press.

This book is a companion to an earlier volume of the same text. The text advocates; that using technology in the classroom allows for stronger learning tools and analyzes what it means to teach in a digital age.

Beyond Access to Opportunity, A Guide to Planning a Universal Environment for the Arts.

New York State Council on the Arts

This pamphlet looks at “The Process”, “The Components”, and the “The Tools” that will help you to create a universally “usable’ environment”.

Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 3rd Edition.
by Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).

A comprehensive resource manual on Assistive technology.

Teaching every student in the digital age: Universal design for learning
Rose, D. H., & Myer, A. (2002). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

The result of 15 years of development and research done by the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). This book looks at using technology to transform the nature of the curriculum itself. It looks at what this means in the context of Universal Design for Learning and how technology and pedagogy can improve the learning for all students.

Universally Designed Classroom: Accessible Curriculum and Digital Technologies.
Edited by David H. Rose, Anne Meyer, and Chuck Hitchcock. Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). Harvard Education Press.

An essential book for policymakers, teachers, parents, and administrators that addresses how universally applied teaching methods with the assistance of technology can open up the learning world of general education curriculums to all students. The book also examines the policies and practices related to this issue.

A Practical Reader in Universal Design for Learning
by David H. Rose and Anne Meyer. Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). Harvard Education Press.

This book brings together a collection of articles on the practical, classroom implementations of UDL in education. This is a great introduction for teachers and administrators on the principles and practice of UDL and accessible instruction for all students.

Equity and Excellence in Higher Education, Promoting Excellence in College Teaching", A "Reflective Practice" Toolkit for Coaches.
Edited by Cate Weir, M.Ed., Cheryl M. Jorgensen, Ph.D., Joanne Dowd, M.Ed. Institute on Disability /UCE, University of New Hampshire.

A collection of information about the benefits of reflective practice as it related to professional development in a higher education setting.

Transforming Schools with Technology
Transforming Schools with Technology, How Smart Use of Digital Tools Helps Achieve Six Key Education Goals
Andrew A. Zucker. Harvard Education Press.

This book will give you a wide range of examples of constructive ways that schools are using computers, the Internet, and related digital tools. More specifically this book looks at how policy makers have defined the aims of our nation's schools and how Zucker's six goals along with technology can help schools meet these criteria.

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