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Strategies for Implementing UCD in Your Course

Quick & Easy UCD Strategies

Strategies Requiring Technology

UCD Strategies--Quick & Easy: Environment

  • Make sure that the space is comfortable for students, accessible access, noise controlled, allow for preferential seating.
  • Move the furniture around to create large, small and individual groups.
  • Provide periodic breaks during long sessions.
  • Repeat questions so students in the back can hear.
  • Engage students who sit in the back of the class by structuring classes so that students take on multiple roles – facilitator, recorder, presenter, etc.
  • Encourage students to choose or look for internships opportunities in locations that is convenient for them or to pair up to share the travel responsibilities.
  • Extend time to complete fieldwork assignments.
  • Be responsive to cultural and ethnic diversities.
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