Tips for Learning Online

This content was republished with permission from the Florida State University Tips for Learning Online webpage at https://distance.fsu.edu/tips-learning-online and based on an adaption of original content 1) by Glenn Pillsbury at Stanislaus State, which was published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license at https://www.csustan.edu/teach-online/online-readiness-self-assessment and 2) from Penn State University’s Online Readiness Questionnaire, which was also published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license at http://tutorials.istudy.psu.edu/learningonline/learningonline2.html. While this document … Continue reading Tips for Learning Online

Teleservices: Making Listening and Spoken Language Services More Accessible to Families

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech provides children who are deaf or hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need to succeed. Annually, nearly 1,000 children and their families benefit from programs and services at locations throughout the East Coast. But our reach goes beyond our physical locations. Clarke’s tVISIT (teleservices Virtual Intervention Services for Infants and Toddlers) Program makes … Continue reading Teleservices: Making Listening and Spoken Language Services More Accessible to Families

We All Contribute to Mentoring and Caring for Students

This article first appeared on the website of the Center for First-Generation Student Success, an initiative of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Suder Foundation. Working with students who are first in their families to attend college is a privilege. I have been one of these fortunate individuals for nearly 14 years at the University of Florida. I believe every college … Continue reading We All Contribute to Mentoring and Caring for Students

Striking Out Stigma – Seeing Learning Disabilities as Simple Learning Differences

Middle school is often a time of exploring and expressing one’s individuality and autonomy. However, peers, teachers, and families begin playing a pivotal role in identity development. For students who learn differently, social pressures are often compounded by a sense of isolation resulting from stigma. The stigma surrounding learning disabilities and attention disorders can keep many students from seeking the tools they need to be … Continue reading Striking Out Stigma – Seeing Learning Disabilities as Simple Learning Differences

FAMU’s CeDAR Office Empowers Students with Disabilities to Take Charge of Their Education

The following item first appeared in The Famuan. The Center for Disability Access and Resources (CeDAR) is positioned to aid students with learning, psychological and physical disabilities. CeDAR is a resource center to provide support-programs and reasonable accommodations to students who seek help to broaden their skills and to gain personal, academic and professional development. There are currently more than 600 students who are registered … Continue reading FAMU’s CeDAR Office Empowers Students with Disabilities to Take Charge of Their Education