[Eril-l] Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning

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*Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning*

*Description: *This 6-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects
of universal design for learning. It is designed for introducing and
summarizing the UDL framework, CAST website, and the UDL on Campus website
with captions and transcript.

Sessions tend to sell out weeks in advance but are offered several times
each year. You only need to sign up for one session.

*2023 Sessions:*

Click on a date range to register for that session.

   - Session 1: July 10 - August 18, 2023
   - Session 2: September 11 - October 20, 2023 (Registration Opening Soon!)
   - Session 3: November 6- December 22, 2023 (Registration Opening Soon!)

*Format: *

Students receive an access code for the course after registering. Students
have 24/7 access to the course site for the 6-week period, and aside from
assignment and quiz deadlines, the course may be completed at their own
pace.  Instructors provide guidance and feedback as students work their way
through the course material. Weekly, instructor-moderated chat sessions are
the only live course events that students are asked to attend.

*Weekly Chat Schedule:*

The following times are tentative and may change according to instructor
availability. Please review the chat schedule and times after you login
into the course.

   - Week 1: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT
   - Week 2: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT
   - Week 3: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT
   - Week 4: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT
   - Week 5: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT
   - Week 6: Thursday at 1:00 pm CT

*Learning Outcomes:*

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

·         After participating in this course, participants will be able to:

·         Describe and summarize the UDL framework, accessibility
considerations, and several educational technologies that can be used in
the library to improve access and equity.

·         Investigate different UDL techniques and distinguish which
techniques would be applicable at their own libraries.

·         Brainstorm about ways to implement UDL in their own libraries.

·         Formulate a plan for UDL implementation in the library..

*Who Should Attend:*

Academic Librarians, School Librarians and Public Librarians would also
have uses and learning about UDL.


*Breanne Kirsch *is the Cataloging & Metadata Strategies Librarian at the
University of California, Santa Cruz.

*Kristina Clement *is the Technical Services Librarian at University of San

*Jennifer Sturge *is the Specialist for School Libraries and Digital
Learning at Calvert County Public Schools


   - Core Members: $196.71;
   - ALA Member Price: $224.10;
   - Non Member Price: $249.00.

Registration fees are in U.S. dollars.

*How to Register:*

Register online for this session

*Register by mail*
 using the print registration form. Tip: If you’re unable to open this
“register by mail” link, right-click the link and save the form to your

For registration questions, call 1-800-545-2433 to speak to our customer
service representatives, or email at registration at ala.org

*Registration Deadline:*

Registration for each course is limited to 25 people. For courses that are
not sold out, online and fax registration ends at 12 noon CDT on the Monday
before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by
two Mondays prior to the course start date.

*Core Code of Conduct:*

Please review our Statement of Conduct
<http://www.ala.org/alcts/alcts-statement-conduct> before registering.

*Tech Requirements:*

A Moodle-developed site is composed of self-paced modules with facilitated
interaction led by the instructors. There are predetermined start and end
dates and a suggested pace which include interaction with the instructors
and your classmates. Students regularly use the forum and chat room
functions to facilitate their class participation. Section quizzes are
offered and feedback given, however, there is no final class grade.

The course website will be open for 1 week prior to the start date for
students to have access to Moodle instructions and set their browser
correctly. It will remain open 1 week after the end date for students to
complete any sections and submit the course evaluation survey.


   - Contact Hours - 24 hours
   - Core defines contact hours in line with the IACET standards on Continuing
   Education Units
   - Average number of hours spent per week on course: 4
   - Certificates of completion are sent upon successful completion
   (passing score of 70% or higher) of the course.


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 or email registration at ala.org.

For all other questions or comments related to this course, please contact
tferren at ala.org.

**Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.**


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