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Dr. James Basham

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Associate Professor
University of Kansas
School of Education
Lawrence, KS

Session Information

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Regency BC
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Regency D
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Regency D

James D. Basham, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Basham is also the cofounder and CEO of the Universal Design for Learning - Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN).  The UDL-IRN is a non-profit that supports implementation, research, and development of UDL across the globe.  His research is focused on learner-centered design, innovation, instruction, and technology in modern learning environments. He is well published and has served as a consultant for school districts, universities, education agencies, foundations, and corporate entities on design of modern learning environments, school reform, technology-enabled personalization, and Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM). He has given hundreds of national and international talks, serves on various editorial boards, advisory boards, and more recently worked on the Technical Work Group for the 2016 U.S. National Educational Technology Plan (NETP).

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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