UDL Strategies for Prolonged Student Engagement

April 10, 2024, 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Faculty, Graduate Student Instructors, Instructors
Part of series: 

Tara MasonWhat does it look like when students sustain effort in their learning? How can instructors cultivate learning activities that incorporate strategies to sustain effort and engagement? Through a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) lens, this 30 minute session will provide suggestions for strategies that encourage students to sustain effort over the course of complex learning or multi-step projects. 

In this workshop you will:

  • Identify key strategies for sustaining effort when learning demands are complex

  • Learn to apply  UDL principles to encourage students to sustain effort and persistence

  • Explore options for sustaining effort and persistence in learning

This session will run for 30 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes reserved for questions. This session will be held via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link. 

➡️Register for this event here!⬅️

***Registration for this session will close one hour before the session***

Unable to join us for this workshop? Check the RTL events calendar for future offerings of this workshop. Engage with our asynchronous offerings on this topic: Inclusive Teaching Guide or receive customized assistance by emailing teaching@berkeley.edu, or by scheduling a consultation

Tara Mason, Ph.D. is the Universal Design for Learning Consultant at the Center for Teaching and Learning. She holds a Ph.D. in Special Education from Texas Tech University and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has over 20 years of experience working in K-12 as a special and general education teacher, coach, and interventionist. Her research primarily focuses on Universal Design for Learning, writing, promoting equity and inclusion, assistive technology, trauma-informed instruction, mentoring, and special education teacher preparation. 


Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)

Series description

Explore the transformative potential of inclusive teaching through our workshop series. This series offers a comprehensive guide to designing equitable and engaging classrooms that cater to the diverse needs of all students. Gain practical insights into implementing inclusive pedagogical strategies and techniques that foster an inclusive learning environment.