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Episode Info: In this episode, Lillian interviews Elizabeth Coghill, Director of the Pirate Academic Success Center at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Elizabeth outlines what her tutoring center is doing on the campus of East Carolina University to implement Universal Design for Learning strategies in a holistic way that welcomes all students to campus.  With a particular interest in reaching neurodiverse students, Elizabeth and her team enagage all students with whom they come in contact and set them up for success in college. Resources  Shawn Achor’s Ted Talk “The Happy Secret to Better Work” This talk beautifully outlines the process of learning while incorporating “happiness” brings greater creativity and success. THe emphasis is on process, not product. Follow the Pirate Academic Success Center at East Carolina on Twitter and Instagram at: @ECU_PASC      https://pasc.ecu.edu/ Pirate Academic Success Center website http://libguides.ecu.edu/Neurodiversity : Information regarding neurodiversity and higher education NCLCA  National College Learning Center Association AHEAD  Association on Higher Education and Disability Transcript [Lillian]   Welcome to Think UDL, the Universal Design for Learning podcast.  Where we hear from the people who are designing and implementing strategies with learner variability in mind. [Music] I’m your host, Lillian Nave, and I’m interested in not just what you’re teaching, learning, guiding, and facilitating; but, how you design and implement it, and why it even matters. [Music] Welcome to Episode 18 of the Think UDL podcast.  In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Elizabeth Coghill, director of the Pirate Academic Success Center at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.  Elizabeth and I take the opportunity to speak about what the tutoring center is doing on the campus of East Carolina University to implement Universal Design for Learning strategies in a holistic way that welcomes all students to campus, with a particular interest in neurodiverse students.  Elizabeth and her team engage all students with whom they come in contact, and set them up for success in college.  Elizabeth, it certainly is great to finally get a chance to talk with you after following what you have been doing on your campus for several years and seeing phenomenal results.  So, thank you so much for joining me on the Think UDL podcast. [00:01:42] [Elizabeth]   Thank you so much, glad to join you. [00:01:44] [Lillian]   So, I have a first question I ask all my guests and that is what makes you a different kind of learner? [00:01:52] [Elizabeth]    You know, I think that’s kind of where the inspiration sometimes comes from in working with higher education and working with students, because for me, as a learner, I had to be a very active learner.  I had to go very much beyond what was happening in my ...
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