ERIC Number: ED456621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
PEPNet 2000 Innovation in Education. Conference Proceedings (Denver, Colorado, April 5-8, 2000).
Jursik, Kay B., Ed.
This proceedings focuses on the best practices and most effective strategies for meeting the needs of postsecondary students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Presentations address professional development, access to programs and services, teaching methods, using technology, student preparation for college, program development, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and personal development. Some of the 47 papers include: (1) "Navigating Our Institutions" (Sue Kroeger); (2) "Words upon a Window Pane: Opening Doors for the Deaf College Students" (Harry Lange and Bonnie Meath-Lang); (3) "Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education: Funded Programs and Projects, Past, Present and Future" (Ramon Rodriguez and others); (4) "PEPNet Then, Today (Now) and Our Hope for the Future" (Ramon Rodriguez and others); (5) "Equal Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students--The Evolving Nature of the Dialogue" (Jo Anne Simon); (6) "Wearing Two Hats: Things Educational Interpreters Need To Know When They Tutor" (Don Hastings and Kim Brecklein); (7) "Innovations in Postsecondary Education and Training: The Case for Community-Based Rehabilitation Centers" (Steven Boone and Douglas Watson); (8) "Effect of Postsecondary Education on Reducing SSI and SSDI Payments to Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Graduates" (Gerald Walter and Jack Clarcq); (9) "Job Placement Services Enhancement Model" (Catherine Burland); (10) "Demystifying Assistive Listening Devices: The Devil is in the Detail" (Cheryl Davis and Martha Smith); (11) "Skill Building Innovations To Help Today's Students Become Tomorrow's Employees" (Steven Boone and Heidi Lefebure); (12) "Creating WIN/WIN Situations: Innovative Management of Interpreter Services at a Mid-Sized University" (Nancy McFarlin); (13) "Designing a Program in a Postsecondary Mainstream Institution To Meet the Needs of Multicultural Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing" (Catherine Burland and others); and (14) "Avenues to Literacy: Our Stories, Our Visions" (Barbara Boyd and others). Papers include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), College Preparation, College Students, Deafness, Distance Education, Hearing Aids, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Interpreters, Job Placement, Minority Group Children, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Development, Student Personnel Services
Postsecondary Education Consortium, University of Tennessee, 2229 Dunford Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996-4020. Tel: 865-974-8607. Web site: http://www.pepnet.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Postsecondary Education Consortium, Knoxville, TN.; Saint Paul Technical Coll., MN. Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach.; Rochester Inst. of Technology, NY. Northeast Technical Assistance Center.; Western Region Outreach Center and Consortia, Northridge, CA.