Student communicating with female staff member through assistive technology
A male student communicating via sign language to a female staff member
Dog guiding a visually impaired student


Monday, November 28, 2016 in the Goins Auditorium

“Weaving the Principles of UDL into the Postsecondary Student Support Environment” on Monday, November 28, 2016 in the Goins Auditorium. The presentation will be offered at two times that day, in the morning at 10:00 a.m. and in the afternoon at 1:00 p.m.

This presentation will describe approaches to infusing the principles of Universal Design for Learning in higher education by participants in the North Carolina’s College STAR grant initiative. STAR grant assists campuses in becoming welcoming environments for students with different learning profiles. Following an overview of UDL as it applies to the college setting, the session will include descriptions of experiences and lessons-learned on three North Carolina campuses, with an emphasis on the UDL journey of the Pirate Academic Success Center at East Carolina University.  The presentation will include opportunities for participants to reflect on the application of UDL in their respective campus areas, routines, and roles.

 Presenters:  Sarah Williams and Elizabeth Coghill from East Carolina University

Current Learning Opportunities

American Foundation for the Blind Learn Tech Free on-line tutorials for learning Google Docs with NVDA and NVDA.  More will be added.

Syracuse Universiy of New York (SUNY) 6 week MOOC: Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners   Open Course

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech ) MOOC: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Accessibility  Self paced

Web Accessibility with Google

TBR Regional Accessibility Training Schedule

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