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Sheryl Burgstahler: Making Computer-Supported Learning Accessible to Students with Disabilities

Explore issues related to designing online learning that is accessible to students with a broad range of disabilities that affect sight, hearing, mobility, and learning. Learn about accessible/universal design strategies and resources for further learning.


  • Burgstahler, Sheryl (2015). Universal Design of Instruction (UDI): Definition, Principles, Guidelines, and Examples. [Online]
  • Burgstahler, Sheryl (2015). 20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course. [Online]

Additional reading

  • Barnard-Brak, L., & Sulak, T. N. (2010). Online versus face-to-face accommodations among college students with disabilities. American Journal of Distance Education, 24, 81-91. [Online]
  • Gladhart, M. A. (2010). Determining faculty needs for delivering accessible electronically delivered instruction in higher education. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 22(3), 185-196.