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Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
CAST website: Universal Design for Learning
CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning.
UDL Guidelines 2.0
National Center on UDL's interactive guide for making your courses more accessible to all learners.
Faculty Development Center Resources
Inclusive Excellence Teaching Resources
Find additional resources here for reaching and teaching all students.
Magna 20-Minute Mentor Videos
Video-based programs designed to answer a specific question related to teaching and learning. They deliver actionable insights in highly focused 20-minute presentations designed to fit busy schedules. Free through Faculty Development. E-mail the FDC for login instructions.
More Research by Workshop Authors
Did one of our readings click with you? Find more research by authors of our readings by clicking their names below:
Explore these as you expand your research
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides information about 1.3 million items related to education, including journal articles, books, conference papers, statistical or research reports and other items. It is THE essential tool for research in education.
Professional Development Collection
The Professional Development Collection is a resource for researchers in education. It includes resources across a broad range of educational topics and research levels. It indexes over 700 journals, and over 500 of those are peer reviewed. About 350 of the peer reviewed titles are available in full text. Use this to supplement your research in ERIC.
Education Full Text
Education Full Text indexes over 770 education journals, as well as some monographs and yearbooks. Over 400 of the journals are peer-reviewed and almost half are available in full text. It also includes several peer-reviewed open access journals. The indexing starts in 1983, and the full text starts in 1996. Approximately 75-100 of the titles are not indexed in ERIC and it is a complementary resource to use with ERIC.
LinkedIn Learning provides training videos on business, software, technology, and creative skills. ITS provides access for all member of the UST community. Was previously Lynda.com.
Tranparent Teaching Resources
Transparency in Teaching
Winkelmes, Mary-Ann. "Transparency in teaching: faculty share data and improve students' learning." Liberal Education 99.2 (2013): 48+. General OneFile. Web. 23 Oct. 2015.
Transparency in Learning and Teaching
Winkelmes, Mary-Ann. “Transparency in Learning and Teaching: Faculty and students benefit directly from a shared focus on learning and teaching processes.” NEA Higher Education Advocate (January 2013): Pages 6 - 9.
Equity of Access
Winkelmes, Mary-Ann. "Equity of Access and Equity of Experience in Higher Education". The National Teaching and Learning FORUM, February. 2015 (vol. 24, pp. 1-4).
The Unwritten Rules of College
Berrett, Dan. "The Unwritten Rules of College," The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 21, 2015.
Transparency in Teaching and Learning
Transparency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Transparent Methods, from the Transparency in Learning and Teaching project.
First Day Questions
Smith, Gary A. "First-Day Questions for the Learner-Centered Classroom".
The National Teaching and Learning FORUM, Sept. 2008 (vol. 17, pp. 1-4).
Are We Clear? Tips for Crafting Better Explanations
Weimer, Maryellen. "Are We Clear? Tips for Crafting Better Explanations." Faculty Focus, November 18, 2015.
21st Century Students
A list of resources to help you better serve and understand the perspectives of higher ed student populations predicted to grow in the near future.
VA Campus Toolkit
Includes links to "Characteristics of Student Veterans," "Common Adjustment Experiences" and "Additional Online Resources"
Short video including testimonials of student veterans about the transition to college.
Student Veterans and PTSD
Short video simulating a student veteran's anxiety attack.
First Generation College Students
Students of Color / The New Majority
Students with Disabilities