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Author Pavey, Barbara
Title Dyslexia-Friendly Further and Higher Education
Imprint London : SAGE Publications, 2009
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (131 pages)
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Note Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- About the authors -- Introduction -- 1 Dyslexia and the implications for 14-19 and adult learning -- Responsibilities, duties and requirements - what are we expected to do? -- Putting dyslexia into context -- The origins of the dyslexia-friendly approach -- The dyslexia-friendly initiative in post-16 education -- Developing literacy-based practice in FE and HE: anchors and keys -- The debate: is there such a thing as dyslexia? -- Key technique: create a dyslexia-friendly learning setting -- What does the Code of Practice say about making reasonable adjustments? -- Case study: Mike -- who tutors the tutor? -- Summary -- 2 The dyslexia-friendly college -- FE dyslexia policy and practice -- Widening participation -- Provision and pedagogy -- Transition -- How is dyslexia identified in FE? -- Initial assessment -- Assessment implications -- The role of the support tutor -- The debate: is there a difference between adult dyslexia and childhood dyslexia? -- Key technique: alternative assessments -- What does the Code of Practice say about students in FE? -- Case study: David -- fearing for his job -- Summary -- 3 Dyslexia-friendly higher education -- Dyslexia in HE and the relationship to professional standards -- Fitness to practice -- The impact of lifelong learning policy -- Identification and screening -- What does the specialist support tutor do? -- The relationship of dyslexia and degree type/classification -- Assessment implications and the question of examinations -- HE dyslexia policy -- The debate: does discrepancy-based assessment present a problem in HE? -- Key technique: ladder reading -- What does the Code of Practice say about students in HE? -- Case study: Sanjay -- saying his obvious ability was not reflected in exams -- Summary
4 Dyslexia-friendly written work -- Scholarship and written exposition -- The nature of the written task -- Assessment of written work -- The role of ICT and assistive technology -- The role of libraries -- The debate: is proofreading acceptable? -- Key technique: structure the assignment -- What does the Code of Practice say about written tasks? -- Case study: Ted -- the missing sticker -- Summary -- 5 Dyslexia-friendly laboratory and benchwork -- The relationship of dyslexia to the demands of laboratory and bench work -- The skills needed for lab and bench work -- The different types of lab and bench work demanded in FE and HE -- Lab and bench work - the FE perspective -- Dyslexia, mathematics and science -- Dyscalculia -- Dyspraxia -- Field trips -- Dyslexia-friendly practice in lab and bench work -- The debate: is dyslexia a separate learning difficulty from dyscalculia? -- Key technique: memorising technical words -- What does the Code of Practice say about lab, bench and field work? -- Case study: Portia -- can colour-coding be used? -- Summary -- 6 The post-14 context -- The development of 14+ provision in FE -- Diplomas -- Transition at 14 -- The demands of a vocational perspective -- The debate: are there tensions between the different emphases and expectations in 14+ FE provision? -- Key technique: flashcards -- What does the Code of Practice say about adjustments for all students? -- Case study: Amelia -- a challenging student -- Summary -- 7 Social and emotional aspects of dyslexia-friendly HE and FE -- The importance of the affective domain -- Self-esteem, self-image, self-concept and self-confidence -- Late identification of dyslexia -- When emotional considerations overlap with mental health issues -- The debate: is dyslexia used as an excuse? -- Key technique: plan lessons and lectures to anticipate dyslexia needs
What does the Code of Practice say about affective and emotional considerations? -- Case study: Loni -- tutor time lost in tears -- Summary -- 8 National and international perspectives -- Dyslexia - a global phenomenon -- Dyslexia in the UK -- European perspectives -- Dyslexia in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand -- A student with dyslexia studying abroad -- Dyslexia and English as an alternative language -- The debate - how can dyslexia be identified amongst students for whom English is an alternative language? -- Key technique: prepare resources using the dyslexia-friendly practices -- What does the Code of Practice say about students from beyond the UK? -- Case study: Fredy -- a man of many languages -- Summary -- 9 Dyslexia and disability-friendly perspectives -- Theorising dyslexia: the present position -- Dyslexia and other difficulties -- Neurodiversity -- Visual stress, scotopic sensitivity, Meares-Irlen syndrome -- The debate - is dyslexia a disability? -- Key technique: change the colour of the computer screen -- What does the Code of Practice say about diversity of disability? -- Case study: Grace -- experiencing co-occurring learning needs -- Summary -- Appendices -- References -- Index
This is a guide to inform on how dyslexia affects learners, prompt discussion on issues that will arise in the classroom and offers advice on good practice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pavey, Barbara Dyslexia-Friendly Further and Higher Education London : SAGE Publications,c2009 9781847875860
Subject Learning disabled -- Education (Higher) -- Great Britain.;Dyslexics -- Education (Higher) -- Great Britain.;Dyslexia
Electronic books
Alt Author Meehan, Margaret
Waugh, Alan
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