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Universal Design in Tertiary Education Settings - PDC97073

Do you have an interest in making the tertiary learning environment more inclusive? If so, this online micro-credential will help you reach your goal. You will explore barriers faced by different groups of students, and be introduced to the concept of Universal Design in Learning (UDL). Practical strategies for planning curriculum are explored from a best practice perspective, to improve studentsā€™ engagement and learning and for you, the educator, provide quality upskilling professional development opportunities to anticipate and respond to the diverse needs of your students. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$0

DURATION

2 hours hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

This micro-credential introduces ways to make the tertiary learning environment more inclusive. It does this by exploring barriers faced by different groups of students, introducing the concept of Universal Design in Learning (UDL) and providing practical strategies for planning curriculum. This micro-credential will increase the time available for quality teacher-student interactions and improve students’ engagement and learning in their courses. 

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What is a Digital Badge?

Micro-credential

Duration:

2 hours hours online self-paced learning.

Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

  1. Define inclusion within the context of tertiary education
  2. Identify some of the barriers faced by different groups of students
  3. Define UDL and understand its key principles
  4. Identify ways to embed UDL into teaching practice.

Assessment

Online quiz

Award

Digital Badge via Credly

Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio. 

 

This micro-credential is available for CQUniversity staff only. 

 

Undertaking this micro-credential enables staff to enhance content and activities to address student diversity.

Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, staff will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) to display in a professional profile and a Certificate of Completion.

For all CQUniversity staff interested in undertaking this micro-credential for professional development and scholarship an enrolment key is required to access the course. Contact CPD Enquiries for the key.