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Online Learning

We offer an ever-expanding array of facilitated and self-paced online courses to individual educators, small and large groups from PreK- 12 and Higher Ed settings, as well as other educational organizations. These online learning environments enable collaboration locally and across the globe as participants deepen their understanding of UDL and apply it to practice. Scroll down for information on all of our online course options and graduate credit opportunities.

“I REALLY appreciated being a “student” in a UDL structured course, so I could see what it is like to have choices in how I learn about a topic and how I express my growth as a student.”

—CAST Online Course Participant

Self-paced Online Courses for Individuals or Groups

We offer both facilitated and non-facilitated versions of our self-paced 7-week introductory course, UDL1: A Framework for Addressing Learner Variability: Theory into Practice, which run continuously throughout the year.  Participants can begin these courses at any time, and will have unlimited access to the courses for three months from date of enrollment.


Facilitated Online Courses for Individuals and Small Groups

Course topics include Introduction to Universal Design for Learning, UDL and ELL, and UDL and Science. Courses run each Spring, Summer, and Fall, and range in length from 5 to 15 weeks. Students of our online courses have the option to register for graduate credit from accredited universities that have partnered with CAST.

Summer 2015

Fall 2015

Spring 2016


Facilitated Courses for Organizational Groups

We offer facilitated online courses to PreK-postsecondary institutions, as well as other organizations.  Course topics include Introduction to Universal Design for Learning, UDL and Math, UDL and ELL, UDL and Affect, and UDL and Science. Courses range in length from 5 to 15 weeks, and can run any time during the year that is convenient for the organization.  Students of our online courses have the option to register for graduate credit from accredited universities that have partnered with CAST.


Contact Us to Learn More About Our Online Courses

For information regarding facilitated online courses for individuals/small groups, and/or our self-paced online course, please contact Alie Berg at 781-245-2212, ext 248 or by email at aberg@cast.org.

For information regarding facilitated online courses for organizations, please contact Rachel Currie-Rubin at 781-245-2212, ext 244 or by email at rcurrie-rubin@cast.org.