• Imam Yuwono Lambung Mangkurat University (ID)
  • Mirnawati Mirnawati Lambung Mangkurat University (ID)
  • Dewi Ekasari Kusumastuti Lambung Mangkurat University (ID)
  • Tenty Jahrina Ramli Lambung Mangkurat University (ID)



learning, higher education, Universal Design for Learning


This research aims to describe the application of the three UDL principles in higher education, the obstacles experienced and the solutions. The type of research used in this research is library research. The data in this research is in the form of previous research reports published in journals. This research uses national or international journal articles with publication years in the last 5 years (2017-2023). Overall, there were 14 journal articles studied that were relevant to the research topic. Among the 14 journal articles obtained, there were 10 journal articles indexed by Scopus. The results of the research show that (1) the application of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in higher education is by applying the 3 principles of UDL, namely: (a) application of the principle of representation through face-to-face learning, online learning, teaching using lecture methods, discussions, sheets work, delivering material using graphics, video, text, or images, as well as using e-books, (b) applying the principles of action and expression by giving students the freedom to choose how to express their understanding, either verbally, written, hardcopy, or softcopy, (c ) application of the principle of involvement by creating a comfortable learning environment, frequently interacting with students, carrying out group discussions, and using assistive applications (mind tap, clicker, moodle), (2) the obstacle faced by universities in implementing UDL is the large number of students in classes, lack of knowledge and awareness about UDL among teachers and school officials, and lack of time for teachers to apply UDL in learning, lack of interest and motivation in learning. Applying and studying UDL, (3) the solution to overcome the obstacles faced by universities in implementing UDL is to hold training on UDL for teachers and school officials, this training can be in the form of an orientation program or workshop, another solution to overcome the problem of lack of motivation for teachers To adopt and learn UDL is to provide motivation in the form of rewards to teachers who are interested in learning more about UDL.


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How to Cite

Yuwono, I., Mirnawati, M., Kusumastuti, D. E., & Ramli, T. J. (2024). IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING (UDL) CONCEPTS ON LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION. Education. Innovation. Diversity., 2(7), 16-23.