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One core concept of Universal Design includes anticipating and planning for the diverse needs of potential users which results in a product better suited to the needs of all users. When applying the concept of Universal Design to instruction, the desired outcomes should be designed to benefit all students. This thoughtful pre-planning results in a better learning experience for all students. Utilizing Universal Design principles can save time for instructors, reduce possible stigma associated with asking for special accommodations, and provide a greater sense of equity and fairness for students in your course.

Below is a framework to assist in creating a course design that is aligned with these principles:

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