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Ten Simple Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses

This website describes how implementing the principles of universal design in online learning means anticipating the diversity of students that may enroll in your course and planning accordingly. These ten key elements will greatly enhance the accessibility and usability of your course for students with and without disabilities.

Project PACE, University of Arkansas

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Posted by: torigolden on Mon Nov 23, 2020 at 8:16 p.m.

This is a very good resource for accessible learning. The website provides simple yet effective ways to make courses easier to navigate and gives students ample amount of opportunity to learn in a clear, concise environment. I especially like the examples included with each step, making the content very understandable.

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Posted by: RMaz on Tue Nov 23, 2021 at 4:33 p.m.

This resource provides 10 steps towards accessibility that will have a great impact on the classroom. Each step has clear directions, suggested practices, and extra resources. This does a good job of efficiently explaining the process, but the reader needs to appreciate that implementing will take time.

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Universal design requires thinking about all users.

Valerie Fletcher
Executive Director of Adaptive Environments.