ERIC Number: ED423617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
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)
Descriptors: Career Development, Civil Rights Legislation, College Environment, College Students, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Software, Coping, Deafness, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Gifted, Higher Education, Interpreters, Job Placement, Literacy, Nontraditional Students, Partial Hearing, Staff Development, Student College Relationship, Student Evaluation, Student Personnel Services, Substance Abuse, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: For individual conference sections, see EC 305 948-955.