October 16, 2011
Adjunct Professors Often Lack Training in How to Handle Disabilities in the Classroom, Experts Say
The news last week that an adjunct professor had asked a student with a stutter to save questions or comments until after class highlights concerns about how well the growing cadre of part-time instructors in higher education are, or can be, trained to deal with an array of classroom dilemmas, including how to handle students with disabilities.
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