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Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Soil Science Activities
Soil science education is lacking in terms of accommodations for persons with disabilities to the extent that these individuals are often excluded from soil science activities in school, and from careers in the discipline. This article describes a study whose goal was to develop accommodations to the soils protocols currently being used in the GLOBE (Global Learning Observations to Benefit the Environment) program. These new materials are based on the principles of universal design in education (UDE), so that GLOBE activities and materials can be accessible to a broad range of students, including students with disabilities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Journal article
Subject:
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Soil science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2004, American Society of Agronomy.
DLESE Catalog ID: EVAL-TLKT-000-000-000-192
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: S. J. Langley-Turnbaugh
Department of Environmental Science
University of Southern Maine

Publisher: The Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education
http://www.jnrlse.org/