Instructional Technology Services invites you to a webinar by Luis Pérez, Ph.D, (Haverford College ’94) on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). According to Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), “Universal Design for Learning is an approach to curriculum that minimizes barriers and maximizes learning for all students” (UDL at a glance by CAST).
During the webinar, Dr. Pérez will discuss why UDL matters in the higher education environment and how you can implement UDL in your classroom. This webinar is a part of the UDL initiative.
- What:UDL webinar – Why UDL matters and How you can implement UDL in your classroom
- When: Wednesday, February 8 at 4:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. followed by Q&A session
- Where:online via Zoom (Email email@example.com for registration. Login information will be sent once registered.)
Luis Pérez, Class of 1994
Luis Pérez, Class of 1994, is an inclusive learning evangelist based in St. Petersburg, Florida. With a doctorate in special education and a master’s degree in instructional technology (both from the University of South Florida), his work takes place at the intersection of technology and inclusive pedagogy. He is the author of Mobile Learning for All: Supporting Accessibility with the iPad, from Corwin Press. Luis was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) in 2009, and as a Google in Education Certified Innovator (formerly Google Certified Teacher) in 2014. He is on the board of the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology and currently serves as the Professional Learning Chair of the Inclusive Learning Network of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). In 2016, he was honored as ISTE’s Outstanding Inclusive Educator for his work promoting digital inclusion and accessibility in education. His work has appeared in publications such Educause Review, Teaching Exceptional Children, Closing the Gap Solutions, THE Journal, and The Loop Magazine. In addition to his work in educational technology, Luis is a visually impaired photographer and disability rights advocate whose work has been featured by Better Photography magazine, Business Insider, the New York Times Bits Blog and the Sydney Morning Herald.
You can watch a short video Dr. Pérez made with TouchCast.
- YouTube version of the video with closed captions, but without interactivity.
- TouchCast version of the video without closed captions, but with interactivity.
If you have any questions about this webinar, please contact Hiroyo Saito, Director of the Instructional Technology Services.