Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Series

Universal Design for Learning is a framework based on research on how the brain learns. The framework focuses its principles on how students absorb information, motivate learning and express understanding.

Flowchart outlining Universal Design principles for learning

In this series, take a deeper dive into the Universal Design for Learning Principles. Learn what things you can incorporate to your class to provide multiple ways for your students to learn and understand class concepts and content.

What is UDL?

What is UDL?

Learn more about the practices behind Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how you might consider implementing them into your teaching. Learn more about UDL principles »

Affective networks: The why of learning

Multiple Means of Engagement

For purposeful, motivated learners, stimulate interest and motivation for learning.

Recognition networks: The what of learning

Multiple Means of Representation

For resourceful, knowledgeable learners, present information and content in different ways.

Strategic networks: The how of learning

Multiple Means for Action and Expression

For strategic, goal-directed learners, differentiate the ways that students can express what they know.