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Bolt, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
True to the field of Cultural Disability Studies in Education (CDSE), this project adopts an explicitly interdisciplinary approach in order to explore representations of disability and the related social attitudes and experiences. Disability studies and radio studies are brought together to predicate and inform the analysis of a sample of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Social Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Programming (Broadcast)
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Gulliver, Amelia; Farrer, Louise; Bennett, Kylie; Griffiths, Kathleen M – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Despite high rates of mental disorders in university students, very few seek professional help. University teaching staff are well placed to connect students with mental health care. However, little is known about university staff attitudes to and knowledge about mental health problems, or whether these factors influence their experience with and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Doughty, Hannah; Allan, Julie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2008
Educational establishments are now legally bound to create inclusive learning environments. However, successful implementation will depend on changes in the culture and ethos of these institutions, as well as shifts in the attitudes and practices of staff. This article reports on the findings of an evaluation of staff development sessions led by…
Descriptors: Interviews, Questionnaires, Disabilities, Staff Development
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Bolt, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2004
The social model of disability states that many persons have many impairments, but that it is only by the ableist society in which they live that they are disabled. In considering just how inclusive Higher Education is for said persons, this short paper proposes a long-overdue modernization of the ableist way in which undergraduates are taught. As…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, College Students, Inclusive Schools