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Maryland Universal Design for Learning Task Force Drafts Initial Recommendations for State-wide Implementation of Universal Design in Education

The state of Maryland has set its sights on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in a big way. In May 2010, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the Universal Design for Learning bill (HB 59/SB 467), establishing a statewide Task Force to Explore the Incorporation of UDL Principles into Maryland’s Education Systems. The Task Force has [...]

Universal Design News for the New Year

Happy new year! Staff at the UDITEACH Project are a few days away from the startup of the new semester. Semester breaks always provide a brief respite from the day-to-day deadlines of our work. To welcome the new year, we thought we would begin with an update of a number of items that have piled [...]

UDE: Accessibility of Online Instruction

An interesting article in The Chronicle of Higher Education last week caught our eye: ADA Compliance Is a ‘Major Vulnerability’ for Online Programs http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/ada-compliance-a-major-vulnerability-for-online-programs/28136?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en A press release announcing the forthcoming results of The 2010 Managing Online Education Survey called attention to the fact that many universities may be vulnerable to complaints about accessibility issues in [...]