Access First! Igniting a Campus-Wide Universal Design Mindset

Monday, February 13 | 2:15PM–3:00PM | Houston Ballroom Foyer
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
Faculty development and faculty organizational practices do not historically prepare them for habitats designed for dialogue focused on collaborative problem solving and shared knowledge building, two qualities at the core of communities of practice. This collaborative session will connect participants to the experience of working in a community of practice model to address the question: As a pathway to educational change, how do you construct, support, and facilitate faculty communities of practice focused on innovation and distributed faculty learning leadership? This session also includes SMUMN faculty members who have engaged in the process and are excited to share their experiences with you.

Outcomes: Learn about the universal design mindset and the 7 UD principles *Create a UDI strategy for your campus *Access a resource toolkit of to assist in this process


  • Erin DeSilva

    Senior Director, Learning Design and Innovation, Dartmouth College
  • Adam Nemeroff

    Director, Learning Design and Technology, Quinnipiac University

Resources & Downloads

  • Access First Igniting a CampusWide Universal Design Mindsetposter

    2 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024