ERIC Number: ED331278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Instructing Students with Learning Disabilities: Guidelines for Community College Faculty and Support Staff. Conference Proceedings.
Perin, Dolores, Ed.
In a series of conferences provided for faculty and support staff in several community colleges in the New York City metropolitan area, presentations were made on instructing college students with learning disabilities. Summaries of 15 of these presentations are offered, with the following titles and presenters: "Applying Learning Disabilities Research in the Community College Classroom" (Frank Vellutino); "Identifying Learning Disabled Students in the Classroom: Typical Profiles" (Kate Garnett); "Distinguishing Language Problems from Learning Disabilities in Students with Limited Proficiency in English" (Jacqueline Jones); "Implications of Theories and Research Findings for Instruction and Accommodation of Learning Disabled College Students" (Jeanne S. Chall); "Innovative Teaching Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Craig Michaels); "Understanding a Learning Disabilities Evaluation and Its Implications" (Jeffrey Rosen); "Are All Reading Problems the Same? Implications of Research for Learning Disabled Community College Students" (Charles A. Perfetti); "Providing Services On and Off Campus for Learning Disabled Students" (Karen Pearl and others); "Learning Disability or Learning Difficulty: How Do We Tell the Difference?" (Barbara Cordoni); "Procedures and Practices on Campus for Referring Learning Disabled Students for Services" (Sydney Becker and others); "Writing Skills Instruction and the Learning Disabled Community College Student: Research and Practice" (Susan Vogel); "Specific Instructional Strategies To Help Students with Learning Disabilities Develop Writing Skills" (Patricia Anderson); "Do Learning Disabled Individuals with Writing Problems Differ from Other Poor Writers?" (Anna Gajar); "A Three-Tier Approach for Helping Dysgraphic Writers" (Abraham Kupersmith); and "The Writing of Community College Students: Comparison of Students with and without Self-Reported Learning Difficulties" (Dolores Perin). A list of approximately 100 selected references on learning disabilities concludes the proceedings document. (JDD)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Community Colleges, Handicap Identification, Higher Education, Language Handicaps, Learning Disabilities, Limited English Speaking, Reading Difficulties, Student Characteristics, Student Personnel Services, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Inst. for Research and Development in Occupational Education.