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Universal Design for Learning in Postsecondary Education: Reflections on Principles and their Application


David Rose, Wendy Harbour, Sam Catherine Johnston, Samantha Daley, and Linda Abarbanell


Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability




Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has traditionally been thought of as a K-12 initiative. However, it can also be implemented at the postsecondary level. In this paper the teaching staff of T-560: Meeting the Challenge of Individual Differences, a course at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discuss their experiences implementing UDL in their course. It also includes specific examples from their class.

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Rose, D. H., Harbour, W. S., Johnston, C. S., Daley, S. G., & Abarbanell, L. (2006). Universal design for learning in postsecondary education: Reflections on principles and their application. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 19(2), 17.

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