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ERIC Number: EJ876002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
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Changing the Culture (CTC): A Collaborative Training Model to Create Systemic Change
Rohland, Pamela; Erickson, Bette; Mathews, Deborah; Roush, Susan E.; Quinlan, Kristen; Smith, Anabela DaSilva
Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, v17 n1 p49-58 Fall 2003
The goal of the Changing the Culture project at the University of Rhode Island is to develop a multi-institutional, statewide network of disability resource mentors, whereby faculty and administrators encourage their department colleagues to develop policies and teaching practices that are inclusive of students with disabilities. The CTC program is systematically increasing the number of disability resource mentors in private and public postsecondary institutions in Rhode Island. One of several outcomes of the project's seminar, and the resulting day-to-day presence of disability resource mentors, has been increased system-wide inclusiveness for students with disabilities. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island