Gettting Started: Background Information
Project LINC has developed the following documents to help you understand the relationship between Universal Design for Instruction and foreign language instruction. Individuals can use these documents to gain personal knowledge about the subject area or faculty training programs can use the documents in whole in or in part.
What is Universal Design for Instruction (UDI)? An overview of UDI and its 9 Principles from the University of Connecticut.
Universal Design for Instruction (UDI) and the Five Cs: An overview of the two frameworks that discusses the ways in which they complement each other.
Disability 101: Provides general characteristics of a variety of disabilities and discusses the ways in which these disabilities might affect learning.