Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018, Page: 75-82
Inclusive Learning Resource Design Based on Universal Design for Learning—Case Study of Mechanics of Materials Course
Yingwei Yun, Civil Engineering School, Luoyang Institute of Science & Technology, Luoyang, China
Seong-kyum Kim, Research Institute for Mega Structures, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Fengli Fan, Civil Engineering School, Luoyang Institute of Science & Technology, Luoyang, China
Received: Oct. 17, 2018;       Published: Oct. 18, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20180704.11      View  225      Downloads  17
Abstract
Universal design for learning is an effective means to improve students’ learning effects and to improve lecturers’ instructional design, which may benefit improving teaching quality of higher education under new situation in China. This paper carried out the learning resource design according to UDL theory by setting mechanics of material subject as an example, which aims to integrate the main principles of UDL theory into inclusive course design. By applying UDL theory, ICARE model and novel technical means, the course design details have been expounded from teaching representation means for lecturers, action and expression means for learners, and engagement means for learners, respectively. The benefits of integrating UDL into course design for lectures, learners and daily teaching activities are analyzed as well. The work in this paper would have a great significance to promote the integration of UDL theory, advanced teaching philosophy, and novel technical means into learning course design to improve teaching efficiency of lecturers and learning outcome of learners.
Keywords
Universal Design for Learning, Learning Resource Design, Higher Education, Material of Mechanics, ICARE Model
To cite this article
Yingwei Yun, Seong-kyum Kim, Fengli Fan, Inclusive Learning Resource Design Based on Universal Design for Learning—Case Study of Mechanics of Materials Course, Education Journal. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2018, pp. 75-82. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20180704.11
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