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From Face-to-Face to Online UDeL Camps : Supporting Staff at Higher Education Institutions in Developing Universal Design for eLearning (UDeL) (2021)


Eftring, H., Olaussen, E. J., Petrie, H., Saarela, M., Ladonlahti, T., & Torkildsby, A. B. (2021). From Face-to-Face to Online UDeL Camps : Supporting Staff at Higher Education Institutions in Developing Universal Design for eLearning (UDeL). In I. Verma (Ed.), Universal Design 2021 : From Special to Mainstream Solutions (pp. 144-160). IOS Press. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 282. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210392


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All authors or editors: Eftring, Håkan; Olaussen, Elinor Jeanette; Petrie, Helen; Saarela, Merja; Ladonlahti, Tarja; Torkildsby, Anne Britt

Parent publication: Universal Design 2021 : From Special to Mainstream Solutions

Parent publication editors: Verma, Ira

Conference:

  • International Conference on Universal Design

Place and date of conference: online, 9.-11.6.2021

ISBN: 978-1-64368-190-0

eISBN: 978-1-64368-191-7

Journal or series: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics

ISSN: 0926-9630

eISSN: 1879-8365

Publication year: 2021

Number in series: 282

Pages range: 144-160

Number of pages in the book: 441

Publisher: IOS Press

Publication country: Netherlands

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210392

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Open Access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/76362


Abstract

The TINEL Project is running a series of camps for staff at higher education institution to support them in developing inclusive eLearning. The first camp was conducted face-to-face, but the coronavirus pandemic meant that the second camp was conducted online. This created a case study in inclusive eLearning in itself and allowed us to experience and reflect on the challenges and opportunities of inclusive online teaching and learning. This paper presents the structure and content of the two camps, our reflections on moving from a face-to-face to an online situation and our elaboration how the UDL principles apply to eLearning to create Universal Design for eLearning (UDeL). We found that because we already had a syllabus for the camp prepared, transferring it to an online camp did not present a great number of challenges. Some aspects of the online situation were actually advantageous (e.g. presenting all materials digitally and making them fully accessible) while others were difficult to overcome (e.g. engaging all participants in online activities and discussions). We provide a set of recommendations of how to implement the three principles of UDL in eLearning situations.


Keywords: pedagogy of higher education; online pedagogy; online learning; equality (fundamental rights); accessibility; training programmes; Erasmus Programme

Free keywords: Universal Design for eLearning (UDeL); Universal Design for Learning (UDL); Inclusive education; Higher Education Institutions; ERASMUS Plus


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Reporting Year: 2021

Preliminary JUFO rating: 1


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