Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice, Second Edition by Sheryl E. Burgstahler

Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice, Second Edition

Book Title: Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice, Second Edition

Publisher: Harvard Education Press

Author: Sheryl E. Burgstahler


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This second edition of the classic Universal Design in Higher Education is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology.


As larger numbers of people with disabilities attend postsecondary educational institutions, there have been increased efforts to make the full array of classes, services, and programs accessible to all students. This revised edition provides both a full survey of those measures and practical guidance for schools as they work to turn the goal of universal accessibility into a reality. This e-book conforms to Accessible EPUB 3.0 format.


“This book makes a compelling case for adopting universal design in all postsecondary offerings in order to support a diverse educational community and an inclusive approach to academic excellence. There is something here for everyone.”
—From the foreword by Michael K. Young, president, Texas A&M University


“Fresh, comprehensive, and engaging, Universal Design in Higher Education is expertly written, thoughtfully crafted, and a ‘must-add’ to your resource collection.”
—Stephan J. Smith, executive director, Association on Higher Education
And Disability


“Sheryl Burgstahler has assembled a great set of chapters and authors on universal design in higher education. It’s a must-have book for all universities, as it covers universal design of instruction, physical spaces, student services, technology, and provides examples of best practices.”
—Jonathan Lazar, professor of computer and information sciences, Towson University, and coauthor of Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy