National Capacity Building Institutes: Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

Sponsored by the Students with Disabilities as Diverse Learners Project, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and the Association for Higher Education and Disability

Monday, July 11, 1:00-4:00pm
Sheraton, Seattle
Sponsored by the Students with Disabilities as Diverse Learners Project, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the Association for Higher Education and Disability

Topic: This half-day Capacity Building Institute focused on implementation of a model training program developed at the University of Hawai‘i that enhances faculty awareness and skills related to students with disabilities. The model program focuses on three key topics: (a) Universal Design for Learning, (b) Cultural Diversity, and (c) Mentoring. Participants in the Institute will view a presentation about the training modules, and explore strategies for enhancing faculty development programs and education efforts to better integrate disability awareness and disability studies concepts into the postsecondary classroom.

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