learning design

Disability: Let’s adjust learning design now for everyone

By Tim Pitman, Matt Brett and Katie Ellis

Bob Dylan’s classic Subterranean Homesick Blues goes:  “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” Anyone teaching or working in higher education knows the number of students with disabilities is growing. The number and proportion of students disclosing disability has grown every year since data was first reported nationally in 1996.