The Guide

  • Topic Organizer and Reflection: LEGAL PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

    Posted in Legal Provisions on Sep 11, 2019

    College administrators, faculty and staff face challenges in meeting the needs of their diverse community of learners: legal issues, access to programs and the campus facilities, maintaining standards, and dealing with services that are expensive and sometimes requiring expertise not readily available on the campus. The numbers of students with disabilities at campuses across the country are increasing exponentially. The causes: 1) successful implementation of the IDEA legislation that brought students through elementary and secondary school to college; 2) medical expertise which permits rehab...

  • Introduction: Legal Provisions and Issues

    Posted in Legal Provisions on Sep 11, 2019

    An interesting and particularly striking perspective concerning legal provisions in higher education and organizational training has emerged steadily during the past three decades. A variety of legal protections including explicit provisions and declarations on the rights and responsibilities of participant students and trainees have been codified throughout higher education and organizational training programs. This topic opens the examination of the extent to which obligations of universities and training abide by the statutes and policies are made explicit. These include the ADA, Section an...