Panel to discuss higher education

Sarah Muller

The first part of a panel on “An Overview of Universal Design for Learning in Higher Ed,” with Sheryl Burgstahler, Maureen De Armond and Steven Moats will take place from 3:10 to 5 p.m. Monday at 2019 Morrill Hall.

The three leaders of the panel are experts in various issues, including the current status of higher education of universal design and legal issues that come with accessibility and student disability resources at Iowa State. 

Burgstahler, from the University of Washinton, will be “Setting the Stage for Universal Design in Higher Education.” De Armond will introduce the “Accessibility and the Legal Landscape in Higher Education.” Moats will follow up with “Student Disability Resources at ISU.”

A part two will address “Accessibility and Research” on Oct. 27 and a part three will address “Best Practices in [Universal Design for Learning]” in early November.

The panel is sponsored by The Center for Excellence in learning and Teaching, Information Technology Systems, Iowa NFS-EPSCoR, Student Disability Resources and Office of University Counsel.