Universal Design in Higher Education, Second Edition

Universal Design in Higher Education, Second Edition From Principles to Practice

Sheryl E. Burgstahler, Foreword by Michael Young
cloth, 384 Pages
Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-817-7
Price: $68.00

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paper, 384 Pages
Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-816-0
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Pub. Date: September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-818-4
This second edition of the classic Universal Design in Higher Education is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology.


This book makes a compelling case for adopting universal design in all postsecondary offerings in order to support a diverse educational community and an inclusive approach to academic excellence. There is something here for everyone. — From the foreword by Michael K. Young, president, Texas A&M University

Fresh, comprehensive, and engaging, Universal Design in Higher Education is expertly written, thoughtfully crafted, and a 'must-add' to your resource collection. — Stephan J. Smith, executive director, Association on Higher Education And Disability

Sheryl Burgstahler has assembled a great set of chapters and authors on universal design in higher education. It's a must-have book for all universities, as it covers universal design of instruction, physical spaces, student services, technology, and provides examples of best practices. — Jonathan Lazar, professor of computer and information sciences, Towson University, and coauthor of Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy

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About the Editor

Sheryl E. Burgstahler, PhD and affiliate professor in education, founded the Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) and Access Technology Centers at the University of Washington, as well as the Center on Universal Design in Education. Dr. Burgstahler has delivered over two hundred presentations worldwide; is author or coauthor of nine books and more than one hundred articles and book chapters; is editor of five peer-reviewed books and journal issues; and serves on the editorial review panel for the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. Dr. Burgstahler and her projects have received numerous awards, including those from the Association of Higher Education and Disability, the Trace Center, the California State University, Northridge Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, the National Information and Infrastructure Association, and the president of the United States.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael Young

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