Lecturers' experiences of teaching STEM to students with disabilities

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Author: Ngubane-Mokiwa, Sindile; Khoza, Simon Bheki

Abstract:

Innovative teaching is a concept based on student-centred teaching strategies. Access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects has not been equitable due to use of traditional teaching strategies. These strategies tend to exclude students with disabilities who can effectively learn in environments that appropriately and innovatively integrate technology. Better use of technology in teaching also requires teachers to have the relevant skills to take advantage of the devices in their disposal. This article provides an overview of the literature and experiences of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Equity; Vocational education and training; Technology

Keywords: Access to education and training; Postsecondary education; Case study; Academic staff

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: [Vancouver, British Columbia]: Commonwealth of Learning, 2016

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http://www.jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/125

Also called: Lecturers' experiences of teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics to students with disabilities

Journal volume: 3

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2016

Pages: pp. 37-50

ISSN: 2311-1550

Statement of responsibility: S. A. Ngubane-Mokiwa and S. B. Khoza

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.438

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