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ERIC Number: ED423617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Pages: 340
Abstractor: N/A
Challenge of Change: Beyond the Horizon. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference on Postsecondary Education for Persons Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (7th, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 17-20, 1996).
Kolvitz, Marcia, Ed.
This collection of conference papers centers on eight major subjects: (1) different perspectives of change; (2) transitioning from high school to college; (3) academic issues; (4) enhancing support services; (5) student life issues; (6) nontraditional and underserved students; (7) career planning and placement strategies; and (8) staff development and administrative issues. Papers include: "The Impact of the Current Political Climate upon Legislation for Persons with Disabilities" (Robert Stodden); "The Challenge of Change: Bringing the Federal Perspective to the Local Level" (Bobbie Beth Scoggins and others); "Understanding Each Other" (Steve Laren); "The Impact of Change on Student Services" (Jane Jarrow); "Transitioning Collaboration with Schools and Vocational Rehabilitation" (Wayne Giese and Catherine Wilson); "Transition Planning: A High School-Postsecondary Connection" (Theresa Smythe and others); "Your Parents Are Not with You Anymore" (Charlotte O. Kirby and Tris Ottolino); "Perspective on Liberal Arts Learning: First Year Seminar" (Catherine Andersen and others); "Exploring Assessment Alternatives for Deaf Students" (Karen Clack); "Classroom Assessment of Writing: Purpose, Issues, and Strategies" (John Albertini); "Teaching ESL to ASL Users" (Anna Vammen and others); "ESL Tutor: Educational Software for Improving English Skills of Students Who Are Deaf" (Dave Zenk); "Computer Mediated Literacy Development in Deaf and Second Language Populations" (Beth O. Carlson); "Supporting Science Teachers through a National Network: The Access to English and Science Outreach Project (AESOP)" ((John Albertini and Harry Lang); "Realtime Captioning: Access Equals Success" (Sandy Eisenburg and Harlene Rosen); "What Is a Qualified Interpreter and How Do I Get One?" (Debra Brenner and Bruce Finkbone); "Computer Speech Recognition as an Assistive Device for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People" (Joseph Robinson and Carl Jensema); "A Customized Residence Hall Experience for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (Nancy Kasinski and others); "Alcohol and Other Drug Use among Post-Secondary Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students" (Kathy Sandburg); "Helping Minority Individuals Navigate through Successful School and Work Transitions" (Glenn B. Anderson and Susan K. McGee); "Services for Students Who Are Hard of Hearing" (Pamela J. Belknap); "Academically Gifted Deaf Students Attending Regular Four-Year Colleges and Universities" (Robert S. Menchel); "Successful Job Development and Placement Strategies with Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students" (Sara L. Geballe); "Career Success of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Graduates: Preliminary Findings of a Ten-Year Study" (John G. Schroedel and others); "Mentorship for the Working Interpreter" (Caroline Preston); "Time To Change Hats: The Changing Role of the Disability Services Provider" (Janet White); and "The Unwritten Curriculum: Teaching Deaf Students in the '90s" (David A. Stewart). (CR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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Note: For individual conference sections, see EC 305 948-955.