Division of Academic Innovation

Universal Design for Learning Workshop for the Health Sciences

Join Dr. Sam Johnston and Luis Pérez from CAST during our AHSE event on December 8, 2021.

Dr. Sam Johnston, Ed.D

Director of Postsecondary & Workforce Development

Luis F. Pérez

Technical Assistance Specialist

Located near Boston, CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that created the Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines, now used the world over to make learning more inclusive.

In this session, participants will:

  • Focus on the three core principles of UDL
  • Look at how each of these principles can be implemented to improve access to information and the classroom environment
  • Help learners build knowledge and understanding
  • Develop the habits and behaviors to make students good learners in any context
  • Consider ways that the UDL core concepts can be applied to course design
  • Examine how to proactively design flexible options into learning so that all students have access and build agency as learners
  • Examine the design of assessments that provide all students with multiple options for demonstrating their understanding and communicating their thinking
  • Consider both flexible formative and summative assessment designs

Important Note: This session is eligible for CE credit. Please read the AHSE Accreditation Statement before registration.


Dec 08 2021


8:00 am - 11:00 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 08 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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