Universal Design / Intellectual Property Panel

On October 22, 2015 at the 2015 ATE Principal Investigators Conference, a panel was held titled Developing and Sharing Curriculum & Materials: What Do Faculty Need to Know?  Below is information about the presenters, slides from their presentations, and some additional suggested resources.

PanelistsOverall Presentation Opening Slide

Janet Gronneberg (UDL)
Development and Partnership Officer
Wakefield, MA

Christopher Wong (IP)
Director of Product
The Governance Lab
New York, NY

Meredith Jacob (CC)
Assistant Director
Program On Information Justice and Intellectual Property
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, DC

Celeste Carter (ATE/NSF)
Lead Program Director, ATE
Division of Undergraduate Education
National Science Foundation
Washington, DC


Universal Design for Learning (Janet Gronneberg)

Intellectual Property (Christopher Wong)

Creative Commons (Meredith Jacob)

Suggested Resources

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

UDL On Campus provides resources specifically aimed at helping faculty and administration implement and support UDL in a Higher Education setting.

CAST is a nonprofit education R&D organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. Includes examples of CAST’s work in UDL, links to UDL publications, tools, and professional learning options, and UDL-related news and upcoming events.

The National UDL Center site includes UDL basics, links to implementation and advocacy resources, research basis for UDL, the UDL Connect educator forum, and highlights and events from the UDL field.

An easy-to-use graphical representation of the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines.

NCAEM is a technical assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to guide educators, publishers, students, and families in creating, using, and supporting learners with accessible educational materials. NCAEM is primarily focused on K-12, but resources in the Higher Education and AEM and Workforce Opportunities and AEM may in particular be of interest.


Intellectual Property (IP)Intellectual Property Presentation Opening Slide

From the UCLA library system comes this illustrated resource explaining intellectual property.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) acts as a global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation.

A helpful infographic on using copyrighted materials in educational settings.


Creative Commons (CC)Creative Commons Presentation Opening Slide

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.

A video explanation of Creative Commons using work licensed under Creative Commons licenses.

A useful infographic that provides guidance on how to attribute creative commons photographs.