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Universal Design for Learning

January 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location:422 Dunton Tower

Facilitator: Boris Vukovic (READ (Research, Education, Accessibility and Design) Initiative)

This interactive workshop will introduce the topics of disabilities and accessibility in the university environment in general, and specific to Carleton University. We will explore the Why, What, and How in the context of student services, from relevant policies and trends at Carleton, to disability related accommodations and universal design in higher education.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, faculty and staff will be able to:

  • Appreciate recent trends and developments in accessibility and higher education
  • Identify a number of barriers to learning and working faced by students and staff
  • Make a distinction between accommodations and accessibility
  • Understand the basic principles of Universal Design in higher education
  • Evaluate opportunities to consider accessibility in their work and environments
  • Gain insight into disability and accessibility-related experiences as presented by Carleton students and faculty

What to expect at the session

This workshop may include the following activities:

  • Periods of sitting
  • Movement around the physical space (optional)
  • Listening to a facilitator
  • Discussion and interaction with colleagues
  • Viewing a multimedia presentation

Carleton University embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  If you require a form of accommodation in order to participate in this workshop, please contact the facilitator to arrange accommodations.

Space is limited. Please register in advance by filling out the form below.