Keynote Panelist
​James D Basham, Ph. D. 

James D. (Jamie) Basham, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. He earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Basham’s research is focused on student learning in modern learning environments chiefly related to the application of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). He is well published, has given numerous talks, and has served as a consultant for school districts, universities, state agencies, and corporate entities on modern learning environments, Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) education, big data, personalization, and UDL. Dr. Basham serves on editorial boards for various journals and was a co-guest editor for the Journal of Special Education Technology topical issue on STEM education for individuals with diverse learning needs. Beyond journals, he serves on the ISTE SETSIG executive board and the SXSWedu Advisory Board. Finally, Dr. Basham is a cofounder of the global UDL Implementation Research Network (UDL-IRN).

Suggested Reading:

A Comprehensive Approach to RTI: Embedding Universal Design for Learning and Technology - James D. Basham, Maya Israel, Janet Gradent, Rita Poth, Markay Winston

A Blueprint for UDL: Considering the Design of Implementation - Loui Lord Nelson, PH.D., James Basham, PH.D.

Understanding STEM Education and Supporting Students Through Universal Design for Learning - James D. Basham and Matthew T. Marino

 


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