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Glass, D., Meyer, A. & Rose, D. (2013). Universal design for learning and the arts. Harvard Education Review.(Spring).

LaRocco, D., & Wilken, D.. (2013). Universal design for learning: University faculty stages of concerns and levels of use. Current Issues in Education16(1).


Dalton, E. M., Mckenzie, J. A., & Kahonde, C. (2012). The implementation of inclusive education in South Africa from a workshop for teachers and therapists to introduce universal design for learning. African Journal of Disability, 1(1).

Smith, F. G. (2012). Analyzing a college course that adheres to the universal design for learning (UDL) framework. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(3), pp. 1-30.


Hartmann, E. (September, 2011). Universal Design for Learning. Practice Perspectives: Highlighting Information on Deaf-Blindness. National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness.

Ralabate, P. (September, 2011). Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the needs of all students. American Speech-Hearing-Language Association.


Basham, J. D., Israel, M., Graden, J., Poth, R., & Winston, M. (2010). A comprehensive approach to RTI: Embedding universal design for learning and technology. Learning Disability Quarterly, 33(4), 243-255.

Basham, J. D., Meyer, H., & Perry, E. (2010). The design and application of the digital backpack. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(4), 339-359.

Castleberry, G. T., & Evers, R. B. (2010). Incorporate technology into the modern language classroom. Intervention in School and Clinic, 45(3), 201-205. doi:10.1177/1053451209349535

Edyburn, D. L. (2010). Would you recognize universal design for learning if you saw it? Ten propositions for new directions for the second decade of UDL . Learning Disability Quarterly, 33(1), 33-41. Page numbers for citation and quotations may change in printed version.

Gradel, K., & Edson, A. J. (2010). Putting universal design for learning on the higher ed agenda. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 38(2), 111-121.


Alberta Education. (2009). Setting the Direction: Towards a system re-design, Phase 2-2009, Discussion Guide. Alberta Education, Retrieved April 26, 2010 from

Marino, M. T. (2009). Understanding how adolescents with reading difficulties utilize technology-based tools. Exceptionality, 17(2), 88-102.

McPherson, S. (2009). A dance with the butterflies: A metamorphosis of teaching and learning through technology. Early Childhood Education Journal, 37(3), 229-236. doi:10.1007/s10643-009-0338-8

Sopko, K. M. (2009). Universal Design for Learning: Policy Challenges and Recommendations. Project Forum, Retrieved April 26, 2010 from


Izzo, M. V., Murray, A., & Novak, J. (2008). The faculty perspective on universal design for learning. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 21(2), 60-72.

Kortering, L. J., McClannon, T. W., & Braziel, P. M. (2008). Universal design for learning: A look at what algebra and biology students with and without high incidence conditions are saying. Remedial and Special Education, 29(6), 352-363. doi:10.1177/0741932507314020

Lieber, J., Horn, E., Palmer, S., & Fleming, K. (2008). Access to the general education curriculum for preschoolers with disabilities: Children's school success. Exceptionality, 16(1), 18-32. doi:10.1080/09362830701796776

National Education Association (2008). Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Making learning accessible and engaging for all students. An NEA Policy Brief, Retrieved April 26, 2010 from

Sopko, K. M. (June, 2008). Universal design for learning: Implementation in six local education agencies. Alexandria, VA: Project Forum at the National Association of State Directors of Special Education.


Spooner, F., Baker, J. N., Harris, A. A., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., & Browder, D. M. (2007). Effects of training in universal design for learning on lesson plan development. Remedial and Special Education, 28(2), 108-116. doi:10.1177/07419325070280020101


Howard, K. L. (2004). Universal design for learning: Meeting the needs of all students. Learning and Leading with Technology, 31, 26-29.


Muller, E., & Tschantz, J. (April, 2003). Universal design for learning: Four state initiatives. Alexandria, VA: Project Forum at the National Association of State Directors of Special Education.

Last Updated: 04/01/2013

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