Steps Toward Graduation: Access to Higher Education for People with Disabilities

Steps Toward Graduation: Access to Higher Education for People with Disabilities

by Alan Hurst
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856283793
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Pages:
427
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.74(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Pt. 1The Basis of the Investigation
Ch. 1Outlining the Problem3
Ch. 2Reviewing the Growth of Interest and Identifying the Issues17
Ch. 3Choosing a Method and Selecting a Sample49
Pt. 2The Investigation: Student Perspectives
Ch. 4The Students, the College and the Applications73
Ch. 5Applying for Places in Higher Education: Some Issues121
Ch. 6The Students and their Experiences of Admissions165
Pt. 3The Investigation: Institutional Perspectives
Ch. 7The Origins and Development of Policy Case Study One : University A219
Ch. 8The Origins and Development of Policy Case Study Two: Polytechnic B243
Ch. 9Current Policies and Provision: The Institutions Compared263
Pt. 4Promoting Change and the Spread of Good Practice
Ch. 10Higher Education Policy and Students with Disabilities 1988-1990295
Ch. 11Higher Education Policy and Students with Disabilities 1990-1992333
Ch. 12Conclusions, Reflections, Recommendations355
References371
Tables389
Appendix 1: Questions Raised at the 1983 Conference405
Appendix 2: The Universities and Handicapped Students (AUT 1985) Recommendations407
Appendix 3: EEC Report: Case Study on Higher Education409
Appendix 4: Declaration of the Rights of Students with Special Needs at University in the European Community411
Appendix 5: The Experiences of a CSV (University A)413
Name Index417
Subject Index421

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >