Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of curriculum design and delivery principles aimed at creating an inclusive and accessible learning experience for students.

Universal design is achieved through the development of flexible curricular materials and activities.

It is considered a "best practice" approach to curriculum design and is easily achieved through the use of various active learning and curriculum design and delivery strategies.

Key Benefits of UDL

  • Reduces barriers to learning
  • Increases student engagement
  • Empowers students to be self directed
  • Helps students to 'show you what they know'
  • Helps meet Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act standards

Select one of the following items below to learn more about UDL.

3 UDL Principles

Accessible Documents

UDL Checklists

UDL Research

Course Outlines and UDL Principles

Lesson Plans and UDL

Organizers: Graphic and Advance Organizers

Assessment and Evaluation

UDL Videos

Top 10 UDL Websites

UDL versus UID

UDL and Online Teaching