Adapting Online Instruction for a Learning Disabled Audience

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Title: Adapting Online Instruction for a Learning Disabled Audience
Creators: O'Hanlon, Nancy
Keywords: learning disabilities
online instruction
teaching techniques
Universal Design for Learning
Issue Date: 2005-05-13
Abstract: Almost 10% of students in your research skills classes may have learning disabilities. Discover Universal Design for Learning, a framework for designing instruction that is accessible to every student, and specific strategies for assisting learning-disabled students. Participants will learn about: --Characteristics of learning disabilities and their effects on student success; --Universal Design of Learning (UDL) theory and its relevance to the learning disabled population; --Specific instructional strategies for accommodating learning disabilities and their application to Web-based instruction.
Description: Full text of contributed paper available in: Currents and Convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change; Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, April 7-10, 2005. edited by Hugh A. Thompson, 330-39. Chicago: ACRL, 2005.
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