Disability and Equity in Higher Education Accessibility, 1st Edition

  • Henry C. Alphin Jr.
  • Jennie Lavine
  • Roy Y. Chan
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  • ISBN-10: 1522526668
  • ISBN-13: 9781522526667
  • DDC: 371.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 349 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives. It is vital that learning opportunities are available on a global scale, regardless of individual disabilities or differences, and to create more inclusive educational practices. This book is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on emerging methods and trends in disseminating knowledge in higher education, despite traditional hindrances. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as higher education policies, electronic resources, and inclusion barriers, this publication is ideally designed for educators, academics, students, and researchers interested in expanding their knowledge of disability-inclusive global education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Past, Present, Future: Exploring Accessibility and Affordability in U.S. Higher Education.
1: The Future of Accessibility in Higher Education: Making College Skills and Degrees More Accessible.
2: Tackling the Emerging New Norms in Higher Education in Post-Recession America.
3: Rethinking the College Environment: Do Colleges Have a Responsibility to Their Students Beyond College Life?.
Legal, Economic, and Financial Considerations of Accessibility in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges.
4: Accessibility and Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Legal Perspectives in the United States.
5: Higher Education for Whom? Higher Education for What?: A Critical Quantitative Analysis of the Expansion of Access to Higher Education in the United States.
6: Laws, Finance, and Policies of Higher Education Accessibility.
7: Part-Time Students and Performance-Based Funding 2.0 in United States Public Higher Education.
Disability, Diversity, and Equity in Higher Education Accessibility: Building and Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment on College Campuses.
8: Wheelchair Access and Inclusion Barriers on Campus: Exploring Universal Design Models in Higher Education.
9: Expanding Notions of Access: Opportunities and Future Directions for Universal Design.
E-Learning, Libraries, and Distance Education in Higher Education Accessibility: Moving From Theory to Practice.
10: Institutional, Legal, and Attitudinal Barriers to the Accessibility of University Digital Libraries: Implications for Retention of Disabled Students.
11: Access and Accessibility of Academic Libraries’ Electronic Resources and Services: Identifying Themes in the Literature From 2000 to the Present.
12: An Investigation Into the Gamification of E-Learning in Higher Education.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.