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Disability in Transition: being a disabled student in Human and Health Sciences

Walker, Lizzie, Hickling, Keith, Hargreaves, Janet, Golding, Berenice and State, Karen (2009) Disability in Transition: being a disabled student in Human and Health Sciences. In: Degrees of Independence: Providing inclusive learning in Higher Education, 16th - 17th April 2009, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK. (Unpublished)

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: The idea for the conference arose from a Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund (TQEF) research project in the School of Human and Health Sciences on ‘Enhancing transitions for disabled students’. The project had funding for dissemination, and it was decided that a vibrant, student-centred event for disabled students would be in keeping with the spirit of the project. Working closely with the University of Huddersfield Students’ Union, a two day event was planned, to provide opportunities for student-only space as well as for students to present academic papers alongside staff. The first day was student-led event, and the second a more traditional academic conference, sharing the same themes and concerns. In keeping with the aim of the conference, the TQEF funding was used to provide free places for students (and their personal assistants) and also free accommodation, to allow students from outside the region to attend
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 11:24
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2015 00:43
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/7921

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