Special Teaching in Higher Education: Successful Strategies for Access and Inclusion

Special Teaching in Higher Education: Successful Strategies for Access and Inclusion

by Stuart Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0749436115

ISBN-13: 9780749436117

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Covering the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA), this book addresses the learning needs of impaired and disabled students. It suggests effective responses for those designing and delivering the curriculum and discusses flexible teaching strategies.
An essential purchase for any education professionals wanting to implement best practice when

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Overview

Covering the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA), this book addresses the learning needs of impaired and disabled students. It suggests effective responses for those designing and delivering the curriculum and discusses flexible teaching strategies.
An essential purchase for any education professionals wanting to implement best practice when catering for those with particular needs - whether lecturers, course developers, course leaders or learning and teaching interest groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749436117
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing authors
Preface
List of abbreviations
Pt. 1Introduction1
1Special teaching in higher education3
Pt. 2The context for change17
2From exclusion to inclusion: some lessons from abroad19
3Communications and information technology (C&IT) for disabled students37
Pt. 3Visual and auditory impairments: physical disability57
4Supporting deaf students in higher education59
5Students with visual impairment77
6Able student, disabled person: access to courses in higher education by students with physical disabilities96
7Issues for pedagogy (1)112
Pt. 4Specific learning issues119
8Students with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties121
9Overseas learners of English in higher education141
10Students with autism and Asperger's syndrome159
11Issues for pedagogy (2)177
Pt. 5Mental health issues183
12Students with schizophrenia in higher education185
13Psychiatrically vulnerable students: stress, emotional disturbance197
14Issues for pedagogy (3)211
Afterword215
Index217

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