THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Universal Course Design Workshop: Improving Course Instruction for Students with Disabilities

Thursday, February 3, 2011
9 to 11 a.m.
Dewey 1-305


This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of and strategies employed by Universal Course Design (UCD) with a focus on the four key principles: curriculum, instruction, assessment and environment. The workshop will explore the impact of applying UCD strategies in college courses. Participants will leave with multiple UCD resources, including strategies to create cross-campus, sustainable initiatives for improving teaching and learning. Participants will receive templates and hands-on practice with strategies for improving course materials.

The workshop is open to all University of Rochester faculty, staff, and students. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Kristen Love at (585) 276-3657 or

This workshop is sponsored by University of Rochester’s Institute for Innovative Transition: Transforming Transition through Programs, Policy and Practice, and in partnership with the Warner School of Education. For more information about the Institute, visit

Workshop presented by: Molly Boyle, M.A., is the project coordinator for the Equity and Excellence project at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Molly provides professional development training and technical assistance to college faculty, administrators and disability support personnel around Universal Course Design, effective teaching strategies for ensuring equal access for all students including those with disabilities.

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