Using Google Tools to Promote UDL Learning Environments

Live Broadcast Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT17-WEB29-AR
Webinar Fee: $39

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The use of Google tools & Chromebooks continues to explode in education. But how can we use this array of tools to promote a culture of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? This webinar will explore the three principles of UDL – Multiple Means of Engagement; Representation; and, Action & Expression – and explore ways to incorporate Google tools into the UDL learning environment. From Chrome apps and extensions to Google tools such as Cardboard, this webinar will highlight ways to support ALL learners in the classroom.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe the three principles of Universal Design for Learning and how to model effective instruction for all learners.
  2. Participants will categorize a minimum of 5 Google tools that can support each of the three UDL principles in order to provide a flexible learning environment.
  3. Participants will assemble a personalized action plan for incorporating Google tools into their practice to promote UDL.


Mike Marotta

AT Specialist
Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC
Mike is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional who has been providing direct services to individuals with all disabilities for over 27 years. He runs his own technology consulting firm, Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC. As an evaluator, Mike works collaboratively with teams in all environments (school, workplace, and community) to effectively match the individual’s needs to technology supports.

Mike is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter who was previously a trainer for California State University at Northridge (CSUN), providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. In addition, Mike is an adjunct professor at California State University, Northridge (CA); Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ); and Felician University (NJ) where he teaches courses for pre-service teachers and Masters level educators in Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning. Mike is also a member of the Faculty at the Center on Technology and Disabilities ( and presents on an array of topics. Mike is the Director of the Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center at Disability Rights New Jersey, Manager of Professional Learning at Learning Ally and serves on the CAST Accessible Educational Materials Advisory Board.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Consulting Fee from consulting for Don Johnston, Text Help
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: No


Mainstream & Web Accessible Technologies

Target Audience

Accessibility Professionals, AT Professionals, Educators, Higher Ed Personnel, Individuals with Disabilities, OTs, PTs, SLPs

Experience Level


Content Area

Basic Communication Process Area

Continuing Education Credits

For Satisfactory Completion and Continuing Education information, please visit: ATIA Online Education CEUs

Number of hours: 1.0
Number of IACET CEUs: 0.1

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