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Self-Directed Online Courses

Dive into resources, go at your own pace, and self-check your knowledge along the way.

Benefits of Self-Directed Courses

Self-Paced Flexible Courses

Self-Paced

Choose when to begin and when to finish up. You'll have one year of access from the time you sign up. There are no deadlines. 
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Assess Your Own Learning

Self-check what you've learned along the way with our self-assessments and non-graded quizzes.
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Connect with Peers

Choose to post on networking and/or discussion board to connect with others going through the UDL journey. 

Prefer to interact with an instructor? Want to learn with peers? Take a look at our instructor-guided courses

Self-Directed Options

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UDL Now! Intro to UDL

Why, what, how to create more accessible and equitable learning environments.

1 year of access
Hours: 30 (Full) or 10 (Micro)

    • Available as full course or micro-course!
    • Recommended for PK-12 practitioners
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Get the UDL basics!
    • Key Focus: The UDL Framework
    • Grad credits and additional hours available with final project
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How SEL & UDL Intersect

Meet the needs of all learners. Learn to apply the UDL and SEL frameworks to improve student outcomes.

1 year of access
Hours: 30 (Full) or 10 (Micro)

    • Recommended for admin and educators
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Connect to learners through SEL & UDL
    • Key Focus: SEL/UDL
    • 3 Grad Credits Available
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Bridging the Gap Between Special Ed and Gen Ed

Learn how to create more inclusive and rigorous learning outcomes for all using SDI best practices with UDL.

1 year of access
Hours: 30 (Full) or 10 (Micro)

    • Recommended for all
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Make schools a better place for all students
    • Key Focus: SDI/UDL
    • 3 Grad Credits Available
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Inclusive Practices in the Science Classroom

Learn strategies and approaches to design for students to think and act like scientists!

1 year of access
Hours: 30

    • Recommended for K-12 educators
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Support student learning and participation in science
    • 3 grad credits + 15 additional hours available with final project
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Leaning Into Literacy

Rethink Your Literacy Beliefs and Gain Tangible Strategies to Start Using Now!

1 year of access
Hours: 30

    • Recommended for K-12, coaches, department chairs, curriculum leaders, & evaluators
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Close the literacy gap
    • 3 grad credits + 15 additional hours available with final project
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Mathematics for Everyone: Elementary

Create a better experience for all elementary learners by implementing the UDL Framework.

1 year of access
Hours: 30

    • Recommended for elementary educators
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Teach mathematics effectively 
    • 3 grad credits + 15 additional hours available with final project
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Mathematics for Everyone: Middle School

Incorporate UDL into your Middle School Math lessons and assessments both in the classroom and online.

1 year of access
Hours: 30

    • Recommended for grade 5-8 math teachers, coaches, and leaders
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Teach mathematics effectively
    • 3 grad credits + 15 additional hours available with final project
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Equity By Design

Learn to equip students & teachers with the will, skill, and collective capacity to enact positive change.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for admin and educators
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Make the critical link between social justice and UDL
    • Key Focus: Equity 
    • 3 Grad Credits Available
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Online By Design

Design engaging, effective, and accessible courses using the features of your LMS.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for educators (elementary+)
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Become the master of your LMS 
    • Key Focus: Inclusive Design
    • 3 Grad Credits Available
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Deeper Learning for Expert Learning

Create better students, better learners, and better post-school citizens.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for coaches, curriculum leaders, and grade 6-12 teachers
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Make learning relevant, authentic, meaningful (and fun!)
    • Key Focus: Expert Learning
    • 3 grad credits available

     

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Applying UDL to Innovate Inside the Classroom

Learn to adopt the Innovator’s Mindset through the principles of UDL in any environment.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for leaders and teachers 
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Flexibility and Online Learning
    • Key Focus: Innovative mindset
    • 3 grad credits available
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Universally Designed PLCs

Learn to create effective PLCs that help to increase expert teaching and learning.

1 year of access
Hours: 15

    • Recommended for leaders 
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit:  Empower educators with a learning community
    • Key Focus: Creating PLCs that benefit all
    • 1 grad credit available
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Learning and the Brain

Develop a new lens to apply to your practice to better design for learning.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for all
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Learn to teach for the brain
    • Key Focus: Understanding the brain
    • 3 grad credits available
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UDL for Remote Learning

Reach and engage all students in any environment!

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for educators (Grade 3+)
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Eliminate barriers in remote learning environments
    • Key Focus: Remote learning
    • 3 grad credits available
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PreK-3 UDL for Remote Learning

Learn to implement UDL in Remote/Hybrid learning environments.

1 year of access
Hours: 45

    • Recommended for educators (PreK-3)
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Create the best experience for PreK-3 students
    • Key Focus: Remote Learning
    • 3 grad credits available
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Expert Leaning in Action

Making Meaning Through Educational “Highs” and “Lows”

1 year of access
Hours: 30

    • Recommend for Educators and Leaders
    • Asynchronous
    • Key Benefit: Breath, reflect, and grow
    • 3 grad credits + an additional 15 hours available with final project