Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: The Why, the What, and the How

PaTTAN - Online Course

Session Dates

Monday January 08, 2024 - 12:00 PM - PaTTAN - Online Course
Friday May 10, 2024 - 12:00 PM - PaTTAN - Online Course

This self-paced, online course provides participants with an introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL) by exploring the Why, the What, and the How of UDL. Through the course lessons and activities, participants will learn how to develop clear goals, recognize obstacles in the learning environment, and utilize the UDL guidelines to meet individual needs in pursuit of expert learning.


  • List the features of learner variability and recognize variability as the norm
  • Analyze the myth of average
  • Define expert learning and identify its characteristics
  • Examine UDL as a compliment to other educational frameworks and processes including Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Identify the three UDL principles and their relationships to learning


Target Audience

General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Intermediate Unit Training and Consultation Staff, and others interested in this topic

Topics Covered: Inclusive Practices

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Karen Weaver at

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Karen Weaver
800-446-5607 x6842

Content Contact:

Lauren Lutz
800-446-5607 x6854