The Universal Design for Learning Implementation Plan, with its emphasis on experimentation, exploration, and inclusive instruction, yielded significant benefits for instructional effectiveness at the University of Memphis. Learn how they did it.
Leonia Houston is a Senior Instructional Designer for The College System of Tennessee. In addition to that role, she is an experienced online instructor and online learning specialist with over 9 years experience working in higher education. She received a Bachelor of Accounting ('07), Master of Science in Instructional Design ('08) from Mississippi State University and is currently working on her Doctor of Education in Instructional Design and Technology at the University of Memphis.
She has been involved in technology professional development and service to faculty and preservice educators at higher education institutions since 2009 and has served on several campus advisory committees centered around faculty development, student success, and technology innovations. She is a member of several organizations dedicated to research on the implementation of technology in education and has presented at a number of local, regional and national conferences around the country.