UDL

Definition: Universal Design for Learning is an educational approach for designing curriculum for all learners. UDL is based on three principles:

  • Multiple means of representation, to give diverse learners options for acquiring information and knowledge
  • Multiple means of action and expression, to give diverse learners options for demonstrating and acting upon information and knowledge
  • Multiple means of engagement, to tap into learners' interests, offer appropriate challenges, and increase motivation

Source: Adapted from: http://www.cast.org/about/index.html

Contextual Use:The UDL AA-AAS Evaluation tool assists in the evaluation of alternate assessments systems with regard to presence of the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

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