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Leveraging Technology to Remove Barriers

This resource explains the importance of using UDL as a research-based method for applying classroom technologies, steps for successful technology incorporation, and examples of how teachers can use specific tools to enhance the learning environment to engage learners.

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In a world of iPads, chromebooks, learning management systems, and a billion-dollar education technology industry, it is easy to get enticed to use technology tools that promise to improve learner outcomes, make learning easier, or engage the digital natives in our classrooms. While technology can power our learning, without the UDL framework as a guide, it is a tool without a purpose and a source of disengagement for learners. This resource explains the importance of using UDL as a research-based method for applying classroom technologies, steps for successful technology incorporation, and examples of how teachers can use specific tools to enhance the learning environment to engage learners.

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Authors/Creators: 
Brenny Kummer

Organization/Publishers: 
UDL-IRN

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Teaching Resource
Implementation

Problem Area:

Design of Learning Environment for All

Accessibility:

WCAG v2.0 A

Research & Academic:

Implications for Teaching & Practice

Teaching Practices:

Understanding & Overcoming Barriers

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Posted date:

March 24, 2019
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