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How to Be More Inclusive When Teaching: Strategies and Reflections (PD102806)

Presenter(s): Teresa M Roberts, EdD, CCC-SLP; Giselle Núñez, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This presentation discusses how faculty members can incorporate inclusive teaching methods to promote increased accessibility for a range of students with diverse learning needs. Presenters describe the main tenets of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and ways that instructors can reflect on their teaching practices to incorporate elements of UDL into their courses through incremental pedagogical changes.

This course is a recorded session from the 2022 ASHA Convention Virtual Library (session 2122V).

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Define the main tenets of Universal Design for Learning and their role within an inclusive framework for teaching
  • Identify areas within their own courses where they can implement inclusive teaching practices
  • Explain the benefits of using Universal Design for Learning strategies within their teaching

DEI Professional Development Requirement

This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for DEI (which encompasses cultural competency; cultural humility; culturally responsive practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion). See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.

Related Courses

See more sessions from the 2022 ASHA Convention.

Presenter Information

Teresa Roberts, EdD, CCC-SLP (she/her) works as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University. Her teaching and research interests include child language development and disorders, multiculturalism, and inclusive pedagogy.

Financial Disclosures:

  • None

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Giselle Núñez, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. Her research interests are in the area of assessment and treatment of bilingual children and with student preparation for practice in schools working with culturally and linguistically diverse families and students.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Full-time faculty member at Saint Xavier University

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • ASHA member and SIG 14 coordinator

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: November 2022
End date: February 7, 2029

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102806
Available Through: February 07, 2029