Universal Design for Improving Student Learning… Not Just for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Thursday, June 16, 2016 (Canceled and Postponed due to an unforeseen circumstance for the presenters. The webinar “Universal Design for Improving Student Learning …Not Just for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students” will we rescheduled for late summer or early fall of 2016. NAPE appreciates your interest. Please look again for future webinar announcements.)
Complimentary 1-hour session!
11:30 am-12:30 pm ET, 10:30-11:30 am CT, 9:30-10:30 am MT, 8:30-9:30 am PT
Sponsored by NAPE, STEM Equity Pipeline and the National Science Foundation
During this webinar, participants will experience what it is like to be a deaf student in a mainstreamed college class, then learn about the challenges that deaf students face in the classroom and the Universal Design for Instruction principles that could be used to improve the instruction and learning for not only deaf student but also all students in the class. Online resources being developed by the National Science Foundation ATE Center, DeafTEC, to improve existing teaching practice by providing better access to instruction for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in mainstream STEM classes will also be discussed.
Community college faculty/staff and high school teachers/counselors
Participants will become:
- Familiar with the challenges deaf and hard-of-hearing students face in a classroom.
- Universal Design for Instruction principles and how to apply them in the classroom to improve the access to learning for all students.
- DeafTEC online resources available for teachers, counselors, students, parents, and employers.