ERIC Number: EJ1090471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Engagement among Students with Intellectual Disabilities and First Year Students: A Comparison
Hendrickson, Jo M.; Therrien, William J.; Weeden, Dustin D.; Pascarella, Ernest; Hosp, John L.
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v52 n2 p204-219 2015
A phenomenon is spreading across institutions of higher education (IHEs)--the participation of students with intellectual disabilities (ID) in inclusive postsecondary education programs. Data on two cohorts of first-year students with ID indicate that these students are experiencing college life, as measured by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), similarly to other first-year college students. These results provide preliminary evidence of the feasibility and value of educating students with cognitive challenges on university campuses.
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Intellectual Disability, Learner Engagement, Student Experience, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Longitudinal Studies, Regression (Statistics), Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: Office of Postsecondary Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Student Engagement
Grant or Contract Numbers: P407A100030