Universal Design for Learning

Author: David Gordon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989867405
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the 1990s, Anne Meyer, David Rose, and their colleagues at CAST introduced universal design for learning (UDL), a framework to improve teaching and learning. Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice includes: * New insights from research on learner differences and how human variability plays out in learning environments * Research-based discussions of what it means to become expert at learning * First-hand accounts and exemplars of how to implement UDL at all levels and across subjects using the UDL Guidelines * "Dig Deeper" segments that enrich the main content * Dozens of original illustrations and access to videos and other online features at http://udltheorypractice.cast.org * Opportunities to participate in a UDL community

Access for All

Author: Wolfgang Christ
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3034603878
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Erschließung und auch Barrierefreiheit sind zentrale Themen in der Architektur und im Urbanismus. Zugang oder Access ist heute auch ein Schlüsselbegriff in anderen Bereichen wie Wissen und Bildung, Gesundheitswesen usw. Dieser Titel widmet sich dem Thema der Zugänge in Architektur, Städtebau und angrenzenden Disziplinen.

Inklusiver Englischunterricht

Author: Bianca Roters
Publisher: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 383098796X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Der Sammelband 'Inklusiver Englischunterricht' behandelt zentrale Fragen der Unterrichts- und Schulentwicklung und nimmt hier die besonderen Anforderungen heterogener Lerngruppen im Englischunterricht in den Blick. Die Beiträge bündeln die aktuellen Diskussionen aus der Englischdidaktik und erweitern sie durch die Einbindung US-amerikanischer sowie sonder- und inklusionspädagogischer Perspektiven. 'Inklusiver Englischunterricht' vereint damit neben der Vorstellung eines Unterrichtsplanungsmodells zahlreiche Facetten der Konzeptualisierung und Unterrichtsentwicklung im inklusiven Englischunterricht. Die Beiträge zeichnen sich durch ihren breiten innovativen wie auch interdisziplinären Zuschnitt aus. Es werden Entwicklungspotentiale in der Unterrichtsentwicklung im Fach Englisch aufgezeigt und Unklarheiten sowie offene Fragen diskutiert, um so Impulse für eine theoriebasierte und praxisorientierte Unterrichtsentwicklung bereitzustellen. Insgesamt bietet die Publikation eine kritisch-konstruktive Analyse der theoretischen und unterrichtspraktischen Zugänge eines inklusiven Englischunterrichts, der das Ziel verfolgt, allen Schülerinnen und Schülern mit ihren individuellen Lernvoraussetzungen gerecht zu werden. Der damit verbundene Bildungsanspruch des Fremdsprachenunterrichts kann so auf verschiedenen Ebenen für heterogene Lerngruppen umgesetzt werden.

Universal Design 2016 Learning from the Past Designing for the Future

Author: H. Petrie
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614996849
Format: PDF, ePub
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Universal Design is the term used to describe the design of products and environments which can be used by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. It is not a euphemism for ‘designs for people with a disability’, but really is about designing to include all people, regardless of their age, ability, cultural background or status in life. However it remains the case that many designers and developers fail to understand the need for universal design and lack the skills needed to implement it. This book presents papers from the 3rd International Conference on Universal Design (UD 2016), held in York, UK, in August 2016. The theme of the conference was: learning from the past, designing for the future, and it aimed to bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers interested in the different strands of universal design to exchange ideas and best practice, review some of the developments in universal design from the last 20 years, and formulate strategies for taking the concept of universal design forward into the future. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1: About Universal Design, and Section 2: Universal Design In Practice. The book will be of interest to all those whose work involves design, from the built environment and tangible products to communication, services and systems.

Teaching in Today s Inclusive Classrooms A Universal Design for Learning Approach

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305856201
Format: PDF, ePub
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TEACHING IN TODAY'S INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS: A UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING APPROACH, 3rd Edition is a concise, accessible, and current text for the Introduction to Inclusive Teaching course. It is the only inclusion textbook available with a consistent, integrated emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)—an important, contemporary educational philosophy focused on using strategies and tools to help ALL students by accommodating their differences. Aligned with InTASC and CEC standards, this text also provides foundational information about children with disabilities who are included in today's classrooms, and the most effective strategies for teaching them alongside their typically developing peers. Featuring new material on Common Core State Standards, case studies, and sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, this hands-on text offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical, flexible framework for effective instruction, classroom management, assessment, and collaboration in today's diverse classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Qualitative Interviews

Author: Sabina Misoch
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110354616
Format: PDF
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Qualitative interviews are a key tool in modern research practice. What are the different forms of the qualitative interview? Which method is suitable for which situation? How does one conduct qualitative interviews in practice? The book answers these and other questions by presenting methodological principles and different interview methods with schemata, figures, and examples, along with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages.

Executive Function in Education First Edition

Author: Lynn Meltzer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606236504
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This uniquely integrative book brings together research on executive function processes from leaders in education, neuroscience, and psychology. It focuses on how to apply current knowledge to assessment and instruction with diverse learners, including typically developing children and those with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities. The role of executive function processes in learning is examined and methods for identifying executive function difficulties are reviewed. Chapters describe scientifically grounded models for promoting these key cognitive capacities at the level of the individual child, the classroom, and the entire school. Implications for teaching particular content areas—reading, writing, and math—are also discussed.

Handbook of Research on Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Education Practice

Author: Curran, Christina M.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522525211
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As classrooms are becoming more diverse, teachers are now faced with the responsibility of creating an inclusive classroom community. As such, researching classroom pedagogies and practices is an imperative step in curriculum planning. The Handbook of Research on Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Education Practice is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on ways to effectively teach all students and further refine and strengthen school-wide inclusive pedagogy, methods, and policies. Featuring extensive coverage on a number of topics such as special education, online learning, and English language learners, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, educators, and policy makers seeking current research on methods that ensure all students have equal access to curricular content and the chance for growth and success.