A common misperception in the higher education sector is that UDL is somehow tied to accessibility efforts on behalf of students with learning challenges, especially those who identify as having disabilities. However, nothing could be further from the truth what’s good for students with disability is good for all students.
However, today’s higher education institutions are dealing with an increasingly diverse student body consisting of students with different needs, educational backgrounds, attention spans, interests, language abilities and cultural backgrounds all of whom can benefit from UDL approaches.
But is the MTU student body really that diverse? The following infographic gives some insight into this: