Instructional Strategies

The websites listed below are for informational purposes only. Inclusion on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the CSD.

  • FacultyWare
    Welcome to FacultyWare! This site is the product of the Universal Design for Instruction project at the University of Connecticut, and it is designed to provide you with a broad range of information and tools to enhance the design and delivery of instruction for diverse college students. Please visit us often as we grow and evolve!
  • Academic Technology Center: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
    Check out the Teaching with Technology Center at WPI for information for faculty to use in their teaching. The information is organized by goals, and each topic has step-by-step instructions on how to use technologies and also explains how to apply various technologies to teaching.
  • Authentic Assessment Toolbox (AAT)
    Created by North Central College’s Professor of Psychology, Jon Mueller, the AAT is a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning.
  • BBC Learning
    Survey learning resources for every type of learner!
  • BREAKTHRU: Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Georgia
    Examine BreakThru, the powerful learning community that works to connect students with disabilities and mentors in a unique way that promotes universal learning and accessibility to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) based degrees. The BreakThru community bridges the gap between the classroom and the virtual world!
  • Free Software Directory
    This site provides definitions and information about applications from areas such as educational, adult, elementary, language, and more.
  • Pedagogy and Student Services for Institutional Transformation (PASS IT)
    PASS IT seeks to address a compelling need in higher education by developing a corps of trainers to facilitate professional development workshops in the implementation of Universal Design (UD) and Universal Instructional Design (UID) in higher education. Visit their website for more information and resources!
  • Students with Disabilities as Diverse Learners: University of Hawai’i
    The Teaching All Students, Reaching All Learners project, funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, will share teaching techniques CDS has researched, developed, and synthesized that will enhance the quality of work for both faculty and students, as both populations advance in the University and college setting.
  • The Access Project: Colorado State University
    ACCESS is a three-year initiative designed to promote Universal Design for Learning and student Self-Advocacy. Visit the site for disability modules, self-advocacy resources and activities, and information on Universal Design for Instruction.
  • Universal Access, University of Iowa
    This website provides a framework for faculty and instructors for creating and revising courses using UDL strategies. It includes learning modules, quick tips on creating accessible materials, information about instructional strategies, and many more resources for faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, and staff who seek to integrate UDL into their curricula.
  • Universal Design for Instruction
    Visit UConn’s Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability current project, UDI Online, for E-Tools, Resources, Professional Development, Technical Briefs, and more!
  • TechMatrix
    Search TechMatrix for assistive and educational technology tools and resources to support learning for students with disabilities and their classmates.