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Using the UDL Framework to Address Student Engagement Issues

April 20, 2022, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

These workshops will address the CAST Universal Design Guidelines (Center for Applied Special Technology – now simply CAST – and more specifically the 10 guidelines regarding the affective network and student engagement. CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that created the Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines.

The workshops will explore how the UDL frameworks defines the affective network of learning through neuroscience. Come learn how to empower students to become purposeful, motivated, and self-regulated learners. You can attend both or either one of the sessions.

*FACULTY/STAFF Wednesday, April 6, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Neurobiology of the Affective Network and CAST: Engagement Guidelines to Increase Student Motivation
The first session will explain how emotions are involved in learning and how it relates to new findings in neuroscience. We will then explore how to mitigate the affective and motivational variabilities of learners by changing our perspective about the barriers to student success

*FACULTY/STAFF Wednesday, April 20, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Implementation of CAST: Engagement Guidelines
We will look more closely at the UDL engagement guidelines and how they can inform our curriculum design choices. We will analyze a fictional lesson according to the guidelines and reflect on our own curriculum.

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April 20, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Faculty and Staff


Center for Professional Development
We welcome requests for sign language interpreting and other access requests (i.e. Computer Aided Real Time (CART), food allergies, etc.). Please contact the host of this event for requests, questions or event information.
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