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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Higher Education Consultations


Senior Lecturer and Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies in the department of psychology, Bob DuBois, has been named 2021-22 OIT Faculty Fellow with a focus on sharing his knowledge and experience in the area of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). In this role, he is offering flexible, one-on-one consultations for University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty on how to apply UDL principles in their coursework to increase student retention, persistence, and engagement in their online, on-campus, and hybrid courses. To schedule a meeting with “Dr. Bob,” select a day and time on his Book Me dashboard. He’s ready to talk with you about possible learning barriers in your courses and universally accessible teaching solutions to maximize students’ purpose and motivation, resourcefulness and knowledge, and strategies for goal-directed success.

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DuBois has a unique blend of expertise in educational, industrial/organizational, and counseling psychology and has devoted much of his work to maximizing student learning and success. He is an experienced online, on-campus, and hybrid instructor; a master reviewer; and a face-to-face facilitator for Quality Matters. He has developed and frequently presents a series of student- and faculty-centered workshops relevant to transforming students to lifelong learners and instructors to learning facilitators.

DuBois will be leading several UDL workshops for OIT this spring, so stay tuned for that announcement!