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Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai N.; Budd, Jillian; Asuncion, Jennison; Tibbs, Anthony; Jorgensen, Mary; Barile, Maria; Amsel, Rhonda – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
We examined aspects of the experiences of postsecondary students with various disabilities that facilitate higher grades and stronger intention to graduate. Specifically, we focused on experiences that could be modified by the student, the community, or the school. Self-reports of 611 junior/community college and university students with various…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Grades (Scholastic), Intention
Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai N.; Barile, Maria; Asuncion, Jennison V. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2007
The responses of 81 Canadian junior and community college students with disabilities were used to develop and evaluate the Scale of Adaptive Information Technology Accessibility for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities (SAITAPSD). This is an 18-item self-administered tool that evaluates computing accessibility for and by students with various…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Measures (Individuals), Information Technology, Psychometrics
Fossey, Myrtis E.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Fichten, Catherine; Robillard, Chantal; Barile, Maria; Amsel, Rhonda; Prezant, Fran; Morabito, Stephen – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2005
Responses by 156 Canadian college and university professionals who provide disability-related services to students were used to construct, develop, and validate the Accessibility of Campus Computing for Students With Disabilities Scale (ACCSDS): Service Provider Version. This is a 19-item, self-administered tool that evaluates institutional…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Measures (Individuals), Computers, Educational Technology
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Barile, Maria; Fossey, Myrtis E.; Robillard, Chantal; Judd, Darlene; Wolforth, Joan; Senecal, Joanne; Genereux, Christian; Guimont, Jean-Pierre; Lamb, Daniel; Juhel, Jean-Charles – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2004
Views and concerns of the professionals who deliver disability-related services at Canadian postsecondary education institutions about access to information and instructional technologies are presented. Findings are based on structured interviews with 156 individuals who represent 80% of the population of Canadian campus-based disability service…
Descriptors: Technical Support, Institutional Characteristics, Access to Information, Disabilities
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Asuncion, Jennison V.; Fichten, Catherine S.; Barile, Maria; Fossey, Myrtis E.; Robillard, Chantal – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2004
This is an applied companion to our empirical article elsewhere in this issue (Fichten et al., in press) on technological needs and concerns of Canadian junior/community college- and university-based disability service providers. Here, we provide highlights of our findings as well as timely, practical recommendations to disability service…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Barile, Maria; Fossey, Myrtis E.; Robillard, Chantal – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2001
Three studies examined the computer needs and concerns of Canadian postsecondary students with disabilities. Data detail differences in students' and disability service providers' perspectives, which computer technologies students need and use, what advantages and disadvantages these have, what factors help or prevent students from using these…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Barile, Maria; Fossey, Myrtis E.; Robillard, Chantal; Wolforth, Joan – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2001
Uses the results of a series of empirical studies of the computer-related needs and concerns of students with disabilities and the individuals responsible for providing services to them to discuss evolving issues, provide a list of resources, and make practical recommendations about what postsecondary personnel can do to facilitate access to…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, College Students, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education