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The Future in Universal Design - Service Learning

This PowerPoint slide presentation used at a conference of the Association University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), offers Universal Design within the context of Service Learning Projects. It addresses how can UD be applied to National Service and within the disability community and provides an example. Included in the presentation is an activity, "How do you move this beyond the physical to enhanced program design?"

Sue Lin, Project Director Karla Kmetz, Project Specialist for the Association University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

The Future in Universal Design - Service Learning  (PowerPoint Presentation)

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Posted by: Angela Benfield on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 7:52 a.m.

Changing the format of this to provide the information which would have been spoken is really needed. There is limited use of this presentation in its current form.

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Posted by: phill445 on Sun Nov 22, 2020 at 6:47 p.m.

It would be helpful if this were a voiceover powerpoint, as some of the slides are more brief and could use additional elaboration. However, the information overall is helpful.

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Posted by: torigolden on Mon Nov 23, 2020 at 8:26 p.m.

The information is useful and handy. However, all slides are not clear as to what the information on the slides mean. As for an accessibility resource, it is not really good for overall accessibility to users trying to access it. Also, the black background with white text over it isn't easy on the eyes and may be hard to view for some users.

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Posted by: thorsons on Tue Nov 24, 2020 at 10:37 a.m.

This information is an interesting and engaging way to express advancements of UD overtime. It relates well to both evaluation and implementation of UD principles throughout a variety of spaces and tools. However, there was pictorial information and incomplete thoughts without much context that (I assume) would have been provided verbally during a presentation. Additionally, the commentary left in the notes section is not readily noticeable. Therefore, additional formatting options need to be provided to relay such information to individuals viewing the PowerPoint to ensure this resource’s accessibility and completeness, especially in regard to the UD principle of perceivability which is ironically discussed throughout the presentation.

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