Developing Inclusive Curricula

Chapman, Val (2008) Developing Inclusive Curricula. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (3). pp. 62-89. ISSN 1742-240X

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Abstract

This paper aims to address some of the concerns of teaching staff in their support for disabled students and, as such, is intended to constitute a good practice guide. It provides information on models of disability and explains the UK legal context, addressing major elements of the Disability Discrimination Act, UK (2005), within the broader international legislative framework. Key questions are included that academic staff may find useful to consider in developing and/or implementing a more inclusive curriculum. Having interpreted curriculum in the widest sense of the word, fifteen aspects have been identified, and each set of questions relating to each aspect is preceded by a mini case study that exemplifies particular dilemmas relating specifically to that particular element of the curriculum. Further support for teaching staff is offered through the inclusion of web references to key online support materials specific to each aspect.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LATHE) was published by the University of Gloucestershire between 2005 and 2011. LATHE was edited by Phil Gravestock and Michele Hills. Publication has ceased, the final issue was issue No.5
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions: Professional Services > Academic Development Unit
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 08:26
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2017 10:00
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3848

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