Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education: Volume 10 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Equity and inclusion in higher education

Guest Editors: Dorine Lawrence-Hughes

Breaking the code: barriers affecting inclusive thinking-HETL Scotland 2017

Linda Carol Algozzini, Valencia Lavon Gabay, Shannon D. Voyles, Kimberly Bessolo, Grady Batchelor

This case study reviews a group coaching and mentoring (GCM) change model and its significance in dissolving barriers and promoting equity in virtual learning…

Designing a Writing Program for non-traditional adult students: a case study (HETL Scotland 2017)

Nicholas Alexander Hayes, Steffanie Triller Fry, Kamilah Cummings

The purpose of this paper is to describe, reflect on, and problematize the curricula and student support created by the Writing Program at DePaul University’s School for…

Equality or quality? Using within-school ranks to admit disadvantaged medical students

Mei-Shiu Chiu

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether Taiwan’s “Stars Policy” for university admission can fulfill its major aim to promote educational equity. Implemented…

Student assessment in higher education: embargo or empowerment?

Iain McPhee, Maria Eugenia Witzler D’Esposito

This study recruited students who struggled to meet institutional deadlines for summative assessments. Increasing the number of diverse and non-traditional students in…

Recently identified university students navigate dyslexia

Lorraine Anne Loveland-Armour

The purpose of this paper is to capture students’ understandings of dyslexia as a component of identity. Specifically, the journey that students embarked on in order to…

Disability disclosure: categorical and cultural difficulties HETL Scotland 2017

Armineh Soorenian

The purpose of this paper is to analyze a group of disabled students’ views and feelings on disclosing the nature of their impairments by applying via Universities and…

Because access matters: an institutional case study

Catherine Peck, Frederique Bouilheres, Melanie Brown, Carol Witney

The purpose of this paper is to overview an institution wide accessibility project undertaken at the Vietnam locations of a transnational Australian university, and the…

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