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    Access, quality and wellbeing in engineering WIL placements: Implications for equity and diversity

    This study funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) examines student engineers’ experiences in Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements. The study provides insights into how to guide improvements in engineering WIL practice, particularly in relation to access, quality and wellbeing for students in equity groups.(Natalie Lloyd (University of Technology Sydney), Megan Paull (Murdoch University), Teena Clerke (University of Technology Sydney) and Sally Male (The University of Western Australia - December 2019)

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    Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) - US

    This book focuses on the accommodation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learners, with an emphasis on actual practices utilised by educators.

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    Design Science - how science communicates - US

    Design Science designs software tools for the education, scientific and publishing communities that need to make math accessible. Their current math authoring tools such as MathType, MathFlow and MathDaisy can all assist students and educators in creating accessible math content.

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    Inherent requirements - Western Sydney University

    Disability Services at Western Sydney University (WSU) along with associated faculty, has developed a series of inherent requirement Statements. The inherent requirements outlined provide a guide for students and staff when deciding whether you are able to meet these requirements and the type of reasonable adjustments that could be put in place to allow you to complete the course without compromising the academic integrity of the course.

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    Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability - JPED (Fall 2014) - (US)

    Volume 27 (3), Fall 2014

    • Evaluating the Effects of a Self-Advocacy Training Program for Undergraduates with Disabilities
    • Providing Support to Postsecondary Students with Disabilities to Request Accommodations: A Framework for Intervention
    • Students with Disabilities Choosing Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Majors in Postsecondary Institutions
    • College and University Students with Disabilities: “Modifiable” Personal and School Related Factors Pertinent to Grades and Graduation
    • Academic Attainment of Students with Disabilities in Distance Education
    • Examining Career Readiness and Positive Affect in a Group of College Students with Disabilities: A Pilot Study
    • Attitudes of Nursing Faculty Towards Nursing Students with Disabilities: An Integrative Review
    • Interdisciplinary Support Services for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
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    LTSN Engineering Guide - Working with Students with Disabilities - UK

    This UK booklet covers all aspects of accessibility from the student application process through teaching and learning to evaluation and assessment. It considers provision in terms of the physical environment, including teaching accommodation, as well as access to general support facilities and complaint procedures. Case studies, written by students and staff, are used to highlight good practice. The guide sets scenario examples to demonstrate the practical implications of the DDA.

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    LaTeX – A document preparation system

    LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. LaTeX is available as free software.

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    LexDis 2.0

    LexDis 2.0 shares strategies related to the use of technology for studying.  Helpful guides have been created, providing hints and tips on how to make the most of e-learning technology. The strategies have been generated by those studying and working in Further and Higher Education to help others make the most of a wide range of apps, productivity tools and assistive technologies.

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    Making scientific content accessible using technology

    A table describing tools that can be used to make scientific content accessible.(Developed by the University of Southampton) 

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