ERIC Number: ED437774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Tutoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: A Report of the National Task Force on Quality of Services in the Postsecondary Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students.
Orlando, Richard; Gramly, Mary Ellen; Hoke, Janet
This report examines the current status of tutorial programs for deaf and hard of hearing students at the postsecondary level and offers guidelines for administrators, faculty, and staff. Sections of the report discuss the following aspects of tutoring these students: (1) tutoring as an academic support service; (2) what tutoring provides; (3) identifying students in need of tutoring; (4) making students aware of tutoring services; (5) selection and training of tutors; (6) expectations of participants from tutoring sessions; (7) quality in tutoring deaf students; (8) tutoring for basic skills and general courses; (9) tutoring support for written assignments; (10) tutoring formats; (11) other considerations in providing tutoring services; (12) evaluating the success of a tutoring program; (13) models and standards; and (14) a postscript pertaining to plaws and regulations. Two appendices provide a sample tutoring agreement and a student evaluation tutoring form. (Contains 12 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Deafness, Educational Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Individual Instruction, Partial Hearing, Program Development, Standards, Student Personnel Services, Tutorial Programs, Tutoring
Rochester Institute of Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Northeast Technical Assistance Center, 52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5604. Tel: 716-475-6433 (Voice/TTY); Fax: 716-475-7660.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.; Association on Higher Education and Disability.
Authoring Institution: National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY.
Note: Also sponsored by the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). Distributed in collaboration with the Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet).