Universal Design Track at AHG 2013

The theme for the 2013 conference was Universal Design — in curriculum and in other areas of higher education.

Universal Design Videos & Resources

Keynote Address on UD

The Universal Design track was headed by the keynote talk: Teaching Universal Design - the Dundee Approach — presented by Dr. David Sloan of The Paciello Group — and the pre-conference session: Integrating UD into University Curriculum.

The complete track of 10 sessions is listed below.

Universal Design Track & Schedule

Time Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lecture: Integrating UD into University Curriculum, Dr. David Sloan, TPG, E.A. Draffan, U. of Southhampton, UK, Terry Thompson, U. of Washington, Dr. Jonathan Lazar, Towson University

(lunch break 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MDT)

Main Conference
Time Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m

Teaching Accessibility & Universal Design Concepts Through the Use of Public Policy Projects, Jonathan Lazar, Towson University

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Testing the User Experience for Universal Design and Accessibility: Show Them How It Hurts!, Angela Hooker, Cascades Technologies, Inc.
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. How (Not) to Teach Web Design and Development, Terrill Thompson, University of Washington
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Technology, Transitions, and Practicing what you Preach: A Case Study on How an Orientation Program Models Universal Design for Learning, Van Credle, The Catholic University of America
12:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Talk: Teaching Universal Design - the Dundee Approach, David Sloan, PhD, Principal User Experience Engineer, The Paciello Group (lunch begins at 12:30 p.m.)

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Research Based Impacts of Universal Design Strategies in Postsecondary Educational Instruction, Kelly Roberts, Center on Disability Studies

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Developing the Inclusive Design Graduate Research Group: Reflections on a UD-Focused Architecture Program at a Public University, Korydon Smith, University at Buffalo
Time Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Using Universal Instructional Design? A study of faculty processes and Universal Instructional Design strategies across multiple modalities, Julie Frese, University of the Rockies
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Read & Write Gold and Universal Design, Liz Henley, Southern New Hampshire University