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Inclusive Practice SIG: Universal Design for Learning: a user-friendly approach

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Date: 19th May 2023

Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm (BST)

Online: Zoom

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Following ideas and suggestions put forward by those RAISE Inclusive Practice SIG members who attended the last RAISE Conference, we will be holding an online session focussed on Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

There will be external input regarding UDL, discussing its beginnings and analysing some critiques before opportunities for participants to share practice and discuss ideas for practical implementation before finally leading to a Q&A with the workshop leaders.

We are hugely fortunate to have the session led by Virna Rossi alongside contributions from Charles Wachira from the US (see their biographies below).

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Virna Rossi

Twitter Handle: @VirnaRossi

Virna has been the course leader of the PGCert at Ravensbourne University London since 2016.

A passionate teacher since 1999, she has worked in all educational sectors and has been a teacher educator since 2009. Her research focuses around the challenges of implementing more inclusive learning design and the use of threshold concepts in learning design. She is the author of an innovative new book which discusses a range of inclusivity approaches including UDL: Rossi, V. (2023) Inclusive Learning Design in Higher Education. London: Routledge.)

Charles Wachira (USA)

Twitter handle: @charlestwachira

Charles is the Director of Teaching & Learning at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He focuses on online learning, including course development, program production, and project management. His interests include exploring how education drives technology innovations and the impact that emerging technologies have on teaching, learning, and research.

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