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Lombardi, Allison; Vukovic, Boris; Sala-Bars, Ingrid – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Across the globe, students with disabilities have been increasing in prevalence in higher education settings. Thus, it has become more urgent for college faculty to have a broad awareness of disability and inclusive teaching practices based on the tenets of Universal Design. In this study, we examined faculty attitudes toward disability-related…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Scott, Sally S.; Edwards, Wade – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
Foreign language learning can pose a barrier to some students with disabilities. This practice brief describes a collaborative process used on one campus to provide professional development for foreign language instructors. Training opportunities were intentionally focused on the needs of adjunct and temporary lecturers in providing inclusive…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Adjunct Faculty, Disabilities
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Lesh, Kay, Ed.; Ozer, Martha, Ed. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1990
This document consists of the eleven issues of the "Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability" issued from 1987 through 1990. Ostensibly a quarterly, the jouranl had only two numbers in 1987, three in 1989, and two in 1990. Some feature articles during this period have the following titles and authors: "Perception of Tutoring Services by…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), College Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Counseling Techniques
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Madaus, Joseph William – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1998
A study investigated the demographic characteristics of 567 administrators of college and university offices for students with disabilities (OSD), how they perceived various professional roles and functions, and relationship of these perceptions to institutional and program characteristics. Results were compared with a similar study conducted a…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Role, College Administration, Disabilities
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Finn, Laurie Lawler – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1998
Thirty-three undergraduate and graduate students with learning disabilities (LD), aged 16-56, from five colleges and universities who participated in focus groups identified five beneficial services, skills, and accommodations beneficial to LD students: coursework accommodations; testing accommodations; LD staff; peer support groups; tutors. Other…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques
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Scott, Sally – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1996
Discusses how collaboration can enhance support services provided to college students with learning disabilities. Defines collaboration and considers the context of federal law concerning disabilities, examines current practice, and outlines a vision for implementing collaborative services. Also examines advantages and disadvantages of this…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, College Students, Disabilities, Federal Legislation
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Cullen, Joseph P.; Shaw, Stan F.; McGuire, Joan M. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1996
A survey of 510 practitioners engaged in support services to college students with learning disabilities investigated attitudes toward and practice of self-advocacy training and methods to reduce student dependence on programs and increase autonomy. While most expressed strong support for self-advocacy practices, it was found that far fewer use…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities
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Ruhl, Kathy L. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1996
A study compared the effect of two different lecture pause procedures (pauses used for reflection and notetaking; pauses used for discussion) on the recall and note completeness of 27 college students with learning disabilities. Results show independent reflection meant fewer ideas partially recorded in notes, but otherwise no significant…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Disabilities