3 posts tagged

disability

  

Designing instruction for ALL learners Registration open now for IETL's JanCon 2018

December 3, 2017 by | Uncategorized

I’d like to think that all higher education faculty, at Chapman University and elsewhere, are aware of several ways that we accommodate students who have documented disabilities and need assistance in order to optimally perform in our classes. Large print materials, screen readers, voice amplification, use of a laptop or a note taker, preferential seating,

Talking about Disability

September 13, 2016 by | Pedagogy

We watched this TED talk by Stella Young to start off today’s HIST 233 class (Disability in American Life): This video is a powerful one, that speaks to the ways that people with disabilities are treated in today’s society.  Stella’s no-nonsense speaking about “disability porn” and the objectification of disabled people works well to disrupt

Class Rules or, what I learned on the first day of History 233

August 31, 2016 by | Pedagogy

Last night I taught the first session of HIST 233: Disability in American Life.  One of our initial activities was to discuss our “Class Rules.”  To begin this discussion, I asked the students what were some typical Class Rules that they’d had in other courses at Chapman.  The listed the following: No bathroom breaks No