Inclusive and accessible group work


The workshop is offered based on expressions of interest.


This 2-hour workshop takes place on campus.

This workshop focusses on the design of group work that is inclusive and accessible, specifically when students work in groups on medium or long-term collaborative tasks or projects. The two main questions to be discussed are:   

  • What barriers to learning does group work usually create, and how can these be reduced?   
  • How can group work be designed for diversity, giving all students equal opportunities to thrive?   

Activities will allow participants to practice working with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines, which support the design of inclusive and accessible learning and are based on the learning sciences’ research on how humans learn best. Participants will consider UDL recommendations to design a group work activity and learn to identify specific strategies that can be implemented in their own teaching.  

After the workshop participants will be able to:  

  • Make informed use of UDL recommendations to design inclusive group work.  
  • Identify specific strategies that can be implemented in their courses.  

This workshop is hosted by Varia Christie ( and Nuria Lopez (  

A minimum of 5 people will be required for the workshop to run. Once we receive enough expressions of interest, the date will be set to accommodate the registered participants. 

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, either individually or as part of a group of teachers, please use the button below to register your interest.