Provides an overview of the central principles of universal design, which is a design philosophy that seeks to make products and environments accessible to all people, rather than to the ‘average person.’
Offers advice and strategies for maximizing classroom accessibility, highlighting how this benefits all students.
Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in higher education by Thomas J. Tobin; Kirsten T. Behling
Call Number: (Greywood 105) LC1200.T63 2018
Publication Date: 2018-10-01
This book offers a strong argument for how a Universal Design for Learning approach can benefit all students. The authors include real-world case studies, specific resources and activities, and advice for both micro and macro-level adoption of UDL principles.
This book draws on educational and sociological research on discussion in the classroom to offer some best practices for keeping students engaged and participating in discussions. It also addresses ideas for maximizing discussions in online classrooms.
List of resources that address difficult class discussions and classroom moments.
From Abortion to Pederasty: addressing difficult topics in the classics classroom by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz (Editor); Fiona McHardy (Editor)
Call Number: (Greywood 105) DE15.F76 2014
Publication Date: 2015-05-29
The study of classic Greco-Roman texts often involves engaging with difficult and challenging topics, such as rape, slavery, and abortion. Building off the premise that these texts and topics should be taught, not avoided, the authors provide suggestions and strategies for navigating these topics while being responsive to student needs.
Collaborative Learning Techniques provides an overview of all aspects of group work, highlighting the benefits of doing group work right and incorporating the possibilities offered by new technologies.
This book explores what it means to be trans* in college institutions, emphasizing trans* students' resilience in the face of oppression. It centers around an ethnographic account of nine trans* students as they navigate their college experiences.