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Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning
Author: Council for Exceptional Children
ISBN 13: 9780131701601
ISBN 10: 131701606
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2005-01-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 250
List Price: $45.60

Universal Design for Learning: A Guide for Teachers and Education Professionals

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) offers education professionals a conceptual framework to create flexible, equitable, and accessible instructional techniques that accommodate individual learning differences in a classroom setting.

  • This practical guide shows teachers "how to" understand, plan, and implement Universal Design for Learning in the classroom as well as in other academic environments.
  • Offering various instructional resources, this brief book explains the general principles of UDL and shows educators how to effectively instruct students utilizing this research-based concept across content areas.
  • Incorporating technology throughout the guide, this book encourages teachers to integrate assistive technology in order to provide all students greater access to learning.
  • Utilizing a case-based scenario of Briarwood School District, teachers are encouraged to problem solve and reflect upon their own experiences in the classroom.
  • Discussion questions and "Try This!" applications reinforce the information discussed in the supplementary book.

Merrill Education and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) are pleased to announce a new partnership in the evolving field of special education. This collaborative effort fosters the best in teaching, educational publishing, professional development, and alternative certification. Merrill and CEC will be working together as one entity to help educate the teachers of today and tomorrow while influencing positive change for the success of all those involved in the field of special education.

This new venture includes:

  • Professional development courses
  • Co-publishing initiatives bringing new and dynamic content to the field
  • The CEC/Merrill Education Resource for Special Education (www.prenhall.com/specialeducation) including the CEC/Merrill Education Casebook Builder library

The Merrill/CEC Partnership benefits students, teachers, support professionals, paraprofessionals, and families. To learn more about how you can benefit from this unique venture, please visit www.prenhall.com/specialeducation or http://www.cec.sped.org/pd/webcourses/merrill.html.

Look for this and other collaborative publications between CEC,
Merrill Education and Pearson Custom Publishing soon!