ERIC Number: EJ707258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep-22
Reference Count: 19
Improving Outcomes for College Students with Disabilities: Ten Strategies for Instructors
College Teaching, v52 n4 p128 Fall 2004
Federal legislation has increased the participation of students with disabilities in higher education, but they are less likely to attain a postsecondary degree than students without disabilities. In this paper, I discuss reasons for academic failure and illustrate ten strategies that instructors can implement to increase the academic success of students with disabilities. The ten strategies are an accessible syllabus, study objectives, study guides, frequent tests, remedial activities, guided notes, response cards, peer tutoring, fluency building, and feedback.
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Higher Education, Course Descriptions, Student Evaluation, Disabilities, Remedial Instruction, Notetaking, Feedback, Academic Failure, Study Guides, Peer Teaching
Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation, 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802. Web site: http://www.heldref.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973