ERIC Number: ED110966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Fly in the Ointment or Why Couldn't They Just have Left Things as They Were; The Compensatory Effort in Higher Education.
Moreland, William H.
Language-disabled students who have experienced difficulties in the process of language acquisition and who may show talent in some academic areas yet fail miserably in others are increasingly able to attend college because of "open door" policies. How will colleges traditionally rooted in textbook-centered lecture courses deal with the language-disabled student? Several possible program organizations exist that involve learning laboratories which provide diagnosis, remediation, counseling, and tutoring by both subject-area instructors and peers. A varied media format of instruction is suggested to meet a variety of learning styles. Services to the faculty in the area of group reading scores and evaluating textbook readability are suggested. Colleges should accept responsibility for the language-disabled student so that the "open door" does not become a "revolving door." (MKM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western College Reading Association (8th, Anaheim, California, March 20-22, 1975)