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CAST offers three self-paced online courses to meet your flexible scheduling needs.

UDL1: A Framework for Addressing Learner Variability: Theory into Practice, Self-Paced & Facilitated

You can take this course at any time. Upon enrolling in the course, you will have access for 3 months. After that time, your account will be closed and you will no longer have access. Course extensions are not permitted, except in the case of illness (A doctor’s note is required).

Description

This course consists of a set of seven introductory modules that provide an introduction to Universal Design for Learning, a framework for addressing learner variability and supporting all learners to gain the knowledge and skills they need to become strategic, self-motivated, and goal directed expert learners.

This is a facilitated experience. In this course participants are asked to explore media, and engage in “Try It” activities to put the principles of UDL into action in their own kindergarten through post-secondary classrooms. Students are also asked to discuss their learning with the course facilitator each week. At the end of the course, participants apply the UDL guidelines to a lesson in their own context.

In this experience, participants will:

To learn more about this online course, including the option of taking the course for graduate credit, contact Alie Berg at 781-245-2212, ext 248 or by email at aberg@cast.org.

We also offer this course (in a facilitated, scheduled format) to PreK-postsecondary institutions, as well as other organizations. For more information please contact Madeline Reggiannini, Operations & Marketing Manager, at 781-245-2212, ext 240 or maddie@cast.org.

Who should enroll?

Educators (general, special education, curriculum coordinators, administrators, instructional technology specialists, paraprofessionals, college and university faculty, adult education faculty and presenters, etc.) and teams of educators at all levels who are interested in learning about:

This course is also open to parents who are interested in learning about UDL and how it can benefit their children.

Credit Equivalency

Coursework for this module is equivalent to a 22.5-contact-hour, graduate-level course. Participants who complete the course with a C- (71%) or better will receive an email that contains a printable PDF of an official CAST certificate. See our Graduate Credit FAQ.

Please also see our online course withdrawal policy.

Registration

Tuition: $525.00

A 10% discount is offered to teams of three or more people from the same institution who register together.

If you are enrolling a team of 5 or more from the same organization, please email Alie Berg before enrolling.

Register now for UDL1, Facilitated

UDL1: A Framework for Addressing Learner Variability: Theory into Practice, Self-Paced & Not Facilitated

You can take this course at any time. Upon enrolling in the course, you will have access for 3 months. After that time, your account will be closed and you will no longer have access. Course extensions are not permitted, except in the case of illness (A doctor’s note is required).

Description

This course consists of a set of seven introductory modules that provide an introduction to Universal Design for Learning, a framework for addressing learner variability and supporting all learners to gain the knowledge and skills they need to become strategic, self-motivated, and goal-directed expert learners.

This self-paced session can be done on your own or within a learning community. Participants are asked to explore media, and engage in “Try It” activities to put the principles of UDL into action in their own kindergarten through post-secondary classrooms.

In this experience, participants will:

To learn more about this online course, contact Alie Berg at 781-245-2212, ext 248 or by email at aberg@cast.org.

Who should enroll?

Educators (general, special education, curriculum coordinators, administrators, instructional technology specialists, paraprofessionals, college and university faculty, adult education faculty and presenters, etc.) and teams of educators at all levels who are interested in learning about:

This course is also open to parents who are interested in learning about UDL and how it can benefit their children.

Credit Equivalency

Coursework for this module is equivalent to a 22.5-contact-hour, graduate-level course. Please see our Graduate Credit FAQ.

Please also see our online course withdrawal policy.

Registration

Tuition:
1 - 4 students: $300 per person
5 - 14 students: $250 per person
15 - 49 students: $200 per person
50 - 99 students: $150 per person
100+ students: $100 per person

Register now for UDL1, Not Facilitated

UDL101A: Deeper Engagement of All Learners: Motivation and Emotion in the UDL Classroom, Self-Paced & Facilitated

You can take this course at any time. Upon enrolling in the course, you will have access for 4 months. After that time, your account will be closed and you will no longer have access. Course extensions are not permitted, except in the case of illness (A doctor’s note is required).

Description

This facilitated, self-paced course on the role of emotion in learning consists of 14 sessions, and examines how motivation and engagement affect learning and how UDL can be used to facilitate self regulatory skills that support deep learning. Using the UDL Guidelines, participants learn to help students develop the emotional skills that support persistence, motivation, and a belief in their own competence. Participants will also learn how to adapt their own curriculum to target the most resistant and challenging students with practical tools.

This is a facilitated experience. Students are asked to discuss their learning with the course facilitator each week, and will receive feedback. At the end of the course, participants apply the UDL guidelines to a lesson in their own context.

Using the UDL framework and its practical guidelines, participants will gain:

To learn more about this online course, including the option of taking the course for graduate credit, contact Alie Berg at 781-245-2212, ext 248 or by email at aberg@cast.org.

We also offer this course (in a facilitated, scheduled format) to PreK-postsecondary institutions, as well as other organizations. For more information please contact Madeline Reggiannini, Operations & Marketing Manager, at 781-245-2212, ext 240 or by email at maddie@cast.org.

Who should enroll?

Educators (general, special education, curriculum coordinators, administrators, instructional technology specialists, paraprofessionals, college and university faculty, adult education faculty and presenters, etc.) and teams of educators at all levels who are interested in learning about how to:

This course is also open to parents who are interested in learning about UDL and how it can benefit their children.

Credit Equivalency

Coursework for this module is equivalent to a 45-contact-hour, graduate-level course. Participants who complete the course with a C- (71%) or better will receive an email that contains a printable PDF of an official CAST certificate. See our Graduate Credit FAQ.

Please also see our online course withdrawal policy.

Registration

Tuition: $1000.00

A 10% discount is offered to teams of three or more people from the same institution who register together.

If you are enrolling a team of 5 or more from the same organization please email Alie Berg before enrolling.

Register now for UDL101A, Facilitated

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