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International perspectives on teaching with disability : overcoming obstacles and enriching lives / edited by Michael S. Jeffress.

Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 291 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Interdisciplinary disability studies
Interdisciplinary disability studies
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Subjects:
Teachers with disabilities.
Disability studies.
Summary:
"International Perspectives on Teaching with Disability brings together 25 multi-disciplinary scholars with disabilities from Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, the UK, Israel and the United States to share their struggles and successes in teaching with disability. The 16 chapters are written largely from autoethnographic perspectives grounded in solid academic research but full of anecdotes and self-reflexive narratives that provide insights into the lived experiences of the authors. Woven into the narratives are discussions of the complexities of self-disclosure and self-advocacy; the varied--and often problematic--ways disability is experienced, perceived and discussed in society and in the classroom; the challenges of navigating academe with disability, the value of disability pedagogy, the positive student outcomes achieved by teaching through disability, as well as practical applications and lessons learned that will benefit educators, administrators and students preparing to become teachers. This book is written to champion the integral place and role of disabled educators in academe. Current educators with disability will be affirmed. Those with disability aspiring to become teachers will be encouraged. Temporarily able-bodied administrators and educators will be challenged. Everyone will be informed. This book will be a welcome addition to reading lists in a wide array of academic fields including: Education, Pedagogy, Disability Studies, Human Resources Management, and Sociology"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Almost passing: using disability disclosure to recalibrate able-bodied bias in the classroom / Julie-Ann Scott and Kelly P. Herold
Teaching on wheels: bringing a disability perspective into the classroom / April Coughlin
How crip is too crip?: re-imagining the presence of disabled professors in the academy / Nadine LeGier and Michelle Owen
My class, my disability, my struggle / Tafadzwa Rugoho and Michael S. Jeffress
Teaching through a traumatic brain injury / Sarah E. Schoper
"The instructor is partially def": DHH professing in higher education / Lisa M. Dembouski
Teaching with a disability in the classroom: a dialogue about disability praxis between a deaf law professor and a hearing education professor / Michael A. Schwartz and Brent C. Elder
"Is that really our teacher professor person?" working from the boundaries: enabling from afar / Amin Makkawy
My tech writing teacher has low vision: teachable moments for accessibility and diversity in the technical communication classroom / Gia Alexander
To share or not to share? pedagogical dilemmas of a chronically-ill lecturer in teaching with invisible disability / Adi Finkelstein
Negotiations of in/visible disability in the rhetoric classroom / Rebecca Miner
Method to our madness: teaching and learning across mental disability / Aubry D. Threlkeld and Sarah Louis Pieplow
Teaching with dis/ability and madness / Mark A. Castrodale
The work around: how teaching with andragogical practices can normalize learning disabilities in education / Kimberly M. Cuny
Teaching with augmentative and alternative communication / Alyssa Hillary and Sam Harvey
Being exhibit A: teaching AIDS and music in the university classroom / Paul Attinello
Disclosing disability around the coffee stand: strategies for boosting collegiality in academe / Pauline T. Newton, Michael S. Jeffress, and Amanda K. Thomas
The impact of having an instructor with a disability on student attitudes toward people with disabilities / William J. Brown and Michael S. Jeffress.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Jeffress, Michael S., editor.
ISBN:
9781138296572
1138296570
9781315099941 (ebook)
OCLC:
1012342774