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Flink, Patrick – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Language pertaining to the disability community has changed significantly over the years. Previous identity-first language has recently been replaced with person-first language. Person-first language places the emphasis on the person, then the disability. This is in contrast to identify-first language, which places the disability before the…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Language Usage, Civil Rights Legislation
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Taylor, Z. W.; Bicak, Ibrahim – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
On January 18th, 2018, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) required all federal aid-receiving institutions of higher education (Title IV) to publish web accessible websites for people with disabilities. To be compliant with federal law, Title IV institutions must now adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standards at the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Web Sites, Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation
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Brown, Kirsten R.; Coomes, Michael D. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
More than 50% of all college students with a disability enroll in public 2-year institutions. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a type of disability that affects a growing number of students in postsecondary education. Currently, over 70% of 2-year public institutions enroll students with ASD. In spite of increased awareness, the vast majority of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Models, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Best Practices
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Marks, Richard D.; And Others – Community College Journal, 1994
Presents three essays examining topics that community college leaders should consider in utilizing advanced technologies to meet constituents' needs. Considers installing new technology, ownership of technology created by faculty and students, and the implications of using new technologies in the context of the requirements of the Americans with…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Planning
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Lawhon, Tommie; Ennis, Demetria L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1995
Reviews processes involved in community college faculty recruitment, including justifying the new position, recruiting methods, evaluating applicants, and arranging candidate visits to the campus. Discusses changes in standards for recruiting and hiring from the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and implications for practice. (21 citations)…
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Employment Opportunities