ERIC Number: ED458726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Project CATALIST (Collaborative Accommodations Training Accenting Local Instructional Strategies and Technology.) Grant Performance Report for Continuation Funding, Fiscal Year 1997. Postsecondary Education Programs for Individuals with Disabilities.
Virginia State Dept. of Rehabilitative Services, Richmond.
This collection of materials from Project CATALIST (Collaborative Accommodations Training Accenting Local Instructional Strategies and Technology) contains the grant performance report for continuation funding of fiscal year 1997 and final reports from the different partners of the project. The project was a three-year collaborative effort of the Virginia Department of Rehabilitation Services, the Virginia Community College System, and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The purpose of the project was to develop and implement intensive training for faculty at eight community colleges in the areas of providing reasonable accommodations and instructional technology for students with disabilities, and to support college faculty in applying and adapting this generic training to their specific disciplines and classroom settings. Specific project activities and outcomes were designed to be replicable at state, regional, or institutional levels. Activities of the project included an intensive training program for math and English faculty designed to increase the retention and improve the academic success of college students with disabilities and a training course designed to train faculty and staff on the use of the new assistive technology to enhance instruction for students with disabilities. Evaluation of the project indicate 1,423 students and 866 faculty were positively affected. Appendices account for 95% of the document. (CR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Rehabilitative Services, Richmond.
Note: Grant reporting period 3/1/96-2/28-97. Some text is cropped or may not reproduce well.