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Fichten, Catherine S.; Jorgensen, Mary; Havel, Alice; King, Laura; Harvison, Maegan; Lussier, Alex; Libman, Eva – Online Submission, 2019
The present study set out to explore effective teaching techniques using PowerPoint for post-secondary students with disabilities by comparing their views to those of students without disabilities. 284 Canadian post-secondary social science students, 75 of whom self-reported a disability, were surveyed about what aspects of PowerPoint use helps…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, College Students
Fichten, Catherine S.; Amsel, Rhonda; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; King, Laura; Jorgensen, Shirley; Asuncion, Jennison – Online Submission, 2016
We examined sensitivity and specificity when using the three theory of planned behavior (TPB) scales (Perceived Behavioral Control, Subjective Norms, Attitude) to predict graduation and drop-out in a longitudinal study of 252 college and university students with disabilities and in a separate cross-sectional study of a random sample of 1380…
Descriptors: Prediction, Graduation, Dropouts, Behavior Theories
Marcil, Evelyne; King, Laura; Havel, Alice; Fichten, Catherine; Jorgensen, Mary – Online Submission, 2016
There are an increasing number of students with disabilities who are graduating from postsecondary institutions. Finding a job is a concern for these graduates because graduates with disabilities face many barriers when looking for a job. In this study we asked 16 English-speaking postsecondary graduates with disabilities who were employed how…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Disabilities, Employment, Employment Potential
Fichten, Catherine S.; King, Laura; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; Havel, Alice; Asuncion, Jennison; Amsel, Rhonda; Raymond, Odette; Poldma, Tiiu – Online Submission, 2015
In fall 2014 we surveyed 311 students who had been enrolled at least one semester in two Canadian junior/community colleges. We inquired about their views, experiences, and recommendations about ICTs used in their college by their instructors in face-to-face classes in various programs of study. Results show that students consistently preferred…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Marcil, Evelyne; Vo, Christine; Jorgensen, Mary; Fichten, Catherine – Online Submission, 2015
A recent Canadian survey demonstrated that completion of a higher education degree is a determinant factor in employment. The survey revealed that the link between completing a higher education degree and employment was strongest for immigrants (Statistics Canada, 2015). It is therefore very important to help immigrant students, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Surveys, College Students
Jorgensen, Mary; Fichten, Catherine; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; Barile, Maria; Asuncion, Jennison; Tibbs, Anthony; Jorgensen, Shirley – Online Submission, 2015
The goal of the current descriptive and comparative study is to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the employment realities of recent junior/community college and university graduates and premature leavers (i.e., those who drop out before completing their program of study) with disabilities. We investigate the following research…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Dropouts, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges