Universal Design Learning (UDL) is a set of curriculum framework that provide equal opportunity for all learners to learn. It is not a one size fits all program rather it is a individualize learning. UDL has no constraint way of presentation. Every individual learner has different potential, skills and intelligence. Thus, this framework allows flexibility and allow learner to choose to present in different modes and choices of presentation. It is mostly depending on the needs of the learner.
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Using back the example given by our lecturer,
She gave this scenario for us to ponder on. What are the different modes of presentation if you want children to do spelling. Spell yellow
Besides writing on a piece of paper,
– teacher could use audio recorders to record the spelling of words
– use mobile application (pick and form words)
– Match all the magnetic letters on board
There are many ways besides the traditional mode of presentation. It is important that teacher could know the children strength and allow different modes of presentation whereby it benefit the child and the teacher.