ERIC Number: ED215543
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Issues in Postsecondary Education. Update on Academic, Professional, Career, and Research Activities.
Hicks, Doin E., Ed.; And Others
Directions, v2 n3 1981
The special issue contains articles which focus on the opportunities for deaf high school graduates who want to go on to postsecondary education. Following an introduction by C. Williams is an interview with Gallaudet College's former Director of Admissions titled "Screening In--The Admissions Policy at Gallaudet College. An Interview with Bernard Greenberg" (which covers such issues as areas of screening) by B. Boston. "The Gallaudet Quality of Life Survey--Life Satisfaction Ratings of Gallaudet Alumni" by S. Anthony presents findings from 1,000 Ss in six main life areas: social participation; travel, recreation, and leisure; scholarly, intellectual, and artistic activities; life satisfaction ratings; anomie scores; and communication methods between respondents and parents. The case of a hearing impaired student nurse's enrollment in a nursing school program is reviewed by S. DuBow in "The Impact of Southeastern Community College v. Davis on the Rights of Deaf People." An article titled "College/Career Programs for Deaf Students--A Summary" (C. Williams) describes six programs with special services for deaf students. "The Long-Term Effects of Exchange Programs on Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Students" (S. Stein) reports a 10 year study of 99 students enrolled in special and exchange programs. "Postsecondary Transfer Opportunities for Hearing Impaired Students" is the topic of an article by J. Biser. Results of a study of 330 hearing impaired students are cited in "Influences on Academic Achievement of Hearing Impaired Students Born during the 1963-65 Rubella Epidemic" by T. Allen and M. Karchmer. A final article, "The 1963-65 Rubella Epidemic--Impacts on Postsecondary Education of a Large Population of Deaf Adolescents" (P. Kerstetter and D. Armstrong) reports findings on 1,949 hearing impaired students in terms of age at entry, sex distribution, additional handicapping conditions, and academic retention/progression. (SB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Admission Criteria, College Students, Court Litigation, Deafness, Followup Studies, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Rubella, Student Adjustment, Surveys
Directions, Box 5664, Washington, DC 20016 ($10.00 per year, $3.50 single copy).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC.