Universal Design

EDUC 652 Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
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Online Course 2 semester hours graduate credit 
Instructor: Jamison Patrick

Fall: September 23 - November 1, 2019
Tuition: $452 per semester hour graduate credit ($904 per course)
Fall Tuition Due - October 2019

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.

What You Will Learn

  • How to apply technology tools to create barrier-free accessibility
  • How to systematically plan instruction according to Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles
  • Differentiated instructional methods and alternative assessment strategies to meet the varied needs of all learners including English language learners and learners with a variety of learning styles and interests
  • Applications of UDL to online, blended and traditional face-to-face learning environments

Who Should Enroll

Our students include:

  • Technical and community college instructors (adjunct and full-time)
  • College and university professors (adjunct and full-time)
  • K-12 teachers (blended classrooms and virtual schools)
  • Instructional designers or curriculum developers in any setting
  • Clinical healthcare educators involved in patient education, healthcare education, continuing education or in-service education, community health education, or academic healthcare education
  • Trainers in corporations, professional associations, nonprofit organizations, government, and military
  • Curriculum consultants, professional development coordinators, and distance education and continuing education leaders

Enroll in this course to meet your goals for

  • professional development
  • license renewal
  • continuing education refresher course
  • graduate credits/electives
  • transfer the credit to another university

This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program. 

Course Description

Instructional design strategies that support a wide range of learner differences. Creation of barrier-free learning by applying accessibility tools and universal design concepts.

How do I register?

Complete the Online Registration Form.

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.

When is the registration deadline?

Reserve your spot now. This program is very popular, and courses fill well before the start date. This course is offered three times each year (spring, summer, and fall).

Withdrawal and Refund Policy


Web-based readings and videos will be available within the course. There is no textbook to purchase.


Our Students Say...

"This course taught me how to offer multiple ways for learners to express themselves when it comes to assignments. It even took a little prodding of my own self to submit an 'alternative' assignment."

"It was rather freeing not to feel chained to the ‘typical’ form of assessment that has followed me throughout our educational system."

No travel to campus - 100% Online
  • Participate 24/7 from your home or work computer during hours that are best for your work and family schedule.
  • The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.
  • All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.
  • Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week.
  • There are no required "live" chat sessions.
  • This is not a self-paced class.