A clear and concise syllabus is often a critical tool for student success. It provides support and structure. Students rely on the syllabus as a guide or a roadmap for success. It defines what the essential elements are and establishes a framework for thinking about the subject matter.
Rubric: Universal Design Syllabus Rubric (101kB)
TEP: Teaching Effectiveness Program from University of Oregon offers tips and suggestions for a syllabus designed with UD. http://tep.uoregon.edu/resources/universaldesign/syllabus.html
UDL on Campus: This web page offers for more information and an example of a Universally Designed syllabus: http://udloncampus.cast.org/page/planning_syllabus