How to Get Started

Building a course with Universal Design in mind means including flexible means for representation, action and expression and engagement. This design addresses the “what”, “why” and “how” of learning. The Nine Principles of Universal Design are a good place to start to consider ways to increase accessibility. These nine principles are not methods of instruction, they are over arching guidelines to consider.

Jorge Preciado, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education shares his tips for designing an accessible course.