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To determine the effectiveness of electronic assistive technology (EAT) to support blind students enrolled in advanced mathematics classes, researchers at Texas Tech University surveyed teachers with experience teaching/supporting Braille readers. The questionnaire allowed teachers to idenitfy devices used the most as well as their usefulness. Results indicated that 1) from...

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This investigation focused on the composition processes of five postsecondary students who used (or were learning to use) speech recognition technology (SR) for college writing. Findings indicate: 1) instructors' focus on grammar and mechanics at the expense of content and 2) differences related to experience with SR and writing seemed...

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This qualitative research project examined and identified essential elements of a successful STEM-support model at Landmark College. The study gathered and analysed data about student persistence and learning in STEM. Findings indicate that 1) academic counseling is a core support - technology facilitates, not supplements, this relationship; 2) learning comes...

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To address social and physical barriers on campus environment, which prevent students with disabilities (SWD) to achieve positive outcomes in higher education, the University of Texas-El Paso Office of Disability Services initiated a participatory action research (PAR) using PhotoVoice method. SWD gathered images representing such barriers and developed narratives to...

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The authors compare instructional strategies that benefit students with ASD to Universal Design (UD) strategies reported in the literature. They argue that the consistent use of universal design instruction (UDI) in post-secondary classrooms benefits all students; and make recommendations for future research, professional development and support for faculty.

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To increase representation of students with disabilities (SWD) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) departments, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) developed a program focused on 4 specific areas: 1) STEM-SwD Transition Program, 2) STEM-SwD Specialized Tutoring Services, 3) Ability Specialist: Specialized Advising to Provide Individualized Counseling for...

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This Q&A is a compilation of issues discussed in the webinar Successful Transition to College the Role of Technology (series) , with AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters. The discussion focused on: 1- AT planning for students with disabilities transitioning to employment or post-secondary environments, 2- providing...

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This qualitative study investigated the educational persistence of students with disabilities participating in a STEM eMentoring program at a two-year college. The authors examined 3 aspects of the eMentoring program: 1) use of virtual environments and social media settings; 2) development of e-mentoring relationships; and 3) examination of persistence constructs....

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This article provides an overview of the Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance (GSAA) BreakThru project, its goals, theory of change, participant demographics and research results. The BreakThru project developed Mentoring Islands in the virtual world of Second Life, where students meet and interact...

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The first and only school of its kind, Exceptional Minds (EM) is a non-profit vocational school with a curriculum specially designed to prepare young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. The three-year program, designed as a bridge between high school and meaningful...

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