New Teaching Tip: What Is Universal Design?

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"A typical example of UD is the use of sliding doors that open automatically: not only does this feature benefit people who use wheelchairs, it facilitates entry for people pushing strollers, those carrying a load of heavy boxes, and those who might have difficulty opening a door or navigating a doorway. In short, universal design is good design, and good design applies to education as well as to architecture." Read more on our Universal Design Teaching Tip Sheet.