Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje: un paradigma para el desarrollo de las habilidades lectoras en lenguas extranjeras a través de las redes afectivas / Universal Design for Learning: a paradigm for the development of reading skills in foreign...

Palabras clave: diseño universal; aprendizaje; lectura; afecto; enseñanza de lenguas.


El Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje (DUA) es un paradigma que surgió a principios de los años 90 para garantizar una educación de calidad e igualitaria. Su origen se debe a una necesidad por reducir las barreras que en ocasiones se generan de manera involuntaria y que impiden el aprendizaje de nuestro alumnado. Algunas de estas barreras se generan en los entornos de aprendizaje, los cuales ejercen una gran influencia en el desarrollo cerebral y, en general, en el aprendizaje. En este sentido, las interacciones contexto-individuo y la relación entre afecto y cognición pueden favorecer la activación de las redes afectivas, que resultan esenciales para motivarnos e implicarnos en nuestro aprendizaje. El estímulo adecuado de estas redes y una correcta aplicación de los principios del DUA pueden reducir las barreras para el aprendizaje y maximizar las habilidades lectoras para la adquisición de lenguas extranjeras.



Universal Design for Learning (UDL) emerged in the early 90s as a new paradigm to ensure equity and quality across education. Its origins were due to the increasing need to reduce barriers which are often caused unintentionally and impede learning. Some of these barriers are caused by learning environments, which exert considerable influence on brain development and, therefore, on learning. In this respect, individual-context interactions and the relationship between affect and cognition can benefit the activation of affective networks and their responses to stimuli, which are essential for our engagement in the learning process. Their effective stimulus and the correct application of UDL principles can reduce barriers and help learners acquire reading skills in a foreign language.


Keywords: universal design; learning; reading; affection; language teaching.


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Fernández Portero, I. (2020). Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje: un paradigma para el desarrollo de las habilidades lectoras en lenguas extranjeras a través de las redes afectivas / Universal Design for Learning: a paradigm for the development of reading skills in foreign. TEJUELO. Didáctica De La Lengua Y La Literatura. Educación / TEJUELO. Didactics of Language and Literature. Education, 32, 7-36. https://doi.org/10.17398/1988-8430.32.7