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Cox, Thomas D.; Ogle, Brian; Campbell, Laurie O. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2019
In this mixed-methods study, undergraduate students identified with a learning disability indicated their preferred instructional approaches to learning in college-level STEM courses. The relationships between preferred instructional strategies and learner characteristics: (a) declared major; (b) learning disability; and (c) gender were examined.…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, Learning Disabilities
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Cole, Emma V.; Cawthon, Stephanie W. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
The number of students with learning disabilities (SLD) at postsecondary institutions has tripled over the past three decades and now constitutes about 11% of undergraduate students (Joyce & Rossen, 2006; U.S. Department of Education, 2013). Research has found that SLD who use accommodations at their postsecondary institution are more…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Learning Disabilities, Mixed Methods Research, Undergraduate Students
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White, Glen W.; Summers, Jean Ann; Zhang, E; Renault, Val – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
The purpose of this study is to explore the efficacy of a training program with a group of college students who have physical, sensory, and/or learning disabilities regarding their acquisition of knowledge and skills related to their rights to reasonable accommodations under several disability-related federal laws (e.g., Section 504, Americans…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Program Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Perceptual Impairments
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May, Alison L.; Stone, C. Addison – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
In a quasi-experimental evaluation of the possible role of stereotype threat in the academic performance of college students with learning disabilities (LD), students with (N = 29) and without (N = 62) identified LD took a simulated Verbal GREĀ® task in one of two conditions modeled after those used in past stereotype threat (ST) research. The task…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Stereotypes, Social Bias, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Grieve, Adam; Webne-Behrman, Lisa; Couillou, Ryan; Sieben-Schneider, Jill – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This study presents a unique assessment of executive functioning (EF) among postsecondary students with disabilities, with the aim of understanding the extent to which students with different disabilities and in different age groups assess their own difficulties with relevant and educationally-adaptive skills such as planning, initiating, managing…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Executive Function, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Age Differences
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Mytkowicz, Patricia; Goss, Diane – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
Colleges are seeking ways to better serve the growing population of students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In making decisions about how to best facilitate students' success, it is important to listen to their voices as they describe their experiences and offer unique insights. The…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Student Attitudes
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Street, Christine Duden; Koff, Robert; Fields, Harvey; Kuehne, Lisa; Handlin, Larry; Getty, Michael; Parker, David R. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
Despite a growing demand for a well-educated workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math-related (STEM) careers, fewer American college students are pursuing these majors. Students with disabilities are one of the at-risk groups whose interest in pursuing STEM careers is frequently compromised by systemic barriers to participation.…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Majors (Students), At Risk Students, Mentors
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Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Cole, Emma V. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2010
Students with Learning Disabilities (SLD) face unique challenges when entering postsecondary education after high school. A successful navigation of postsecondary context requires knowledge of one's own disability and needs as well as access to what resources may be available at the institution. The purpose of this study was to gather SLD…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, High Schools, Learning Disabilities, Self Advocacy
Heiman, Tali – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2008
The study examined perceptions of the learning environment, coping strategies, and the subjective well-being of undergraduate female students taking on-line courses at the Open University of Israel. Fifty females with learning disabilities (LD) and 73 females without disabilities, 25-39 years old, completed three different questionnaires sent to…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Courses, Open Universities, Student Attitudes