Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning


Part of a quality course is making sure that all students have equal access to the content and experiences necessary to succeed. The CSU's Accessible Technology Initiative websiteOpens in new window offers a variety of resources to assist you in creating accessible instructional content for your students.

In addition to technical accessibility, Universal Design for Learning is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences that guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences.

Through funding from the U.S. Department of Education and California State University, UDL-UniverseOpens in new window  is a one-stop portal for Universal Design for Learning and faculty development resources.

AIM badgeOET offers a certificate program in Accessible Instructional Materials to help faculty understand and create flexible learning resources to support the success of all students.


In this infographicOpens in new window , WebAIM highlights important principles for accessible design.


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