Willingness to Provide Accommodation Scale

Download this document

 

Willingness to Provide Accommodation Scale - from Rao 2003

Attitudes of University Faculty toward Accommodations to Students with Disabilities

By Shaila Rao, Ph. D. and Barbara C. Gartin, Ed. D., Western Michigian University

 

  1. Allow student to tape record classroom lectures. 
  2. Provide copies of instructor’s lecture notes after they attend lectures. 
  3. Extend deadlines for completion of class projects, papers etc.
  4. Allow student to complete alternative assignments. 
  5. Allow student to do extra credit assignments when this option is not available to others.
  6. Provide student with a syllabus before the term begins to give ample time to complete reading and writing assignments when this option is not available to other students.
  7. Allow student to give oral presentations or tape-recorded assignments rather than complete written projects.
  8. Allow student to take alternative form of examination (example computerscored answer sheets or multiple-choice tests instead of essay tests or vice versa).
  9. Allow a proctor to rephrase test questions that are not clear to students  (example a double negative may need to be clarified).
  10. Allow student extra time to complete class tests.
  11. Allow student to dictate answers to a scribe. 
  12. Allow student to respond orally to essay questions. 
  13. Analyze the process as well as the product (giving partial credit if the correct mathematical computation was used although the final answer was wrong) when this option is not available to others.
  14. Allow student to use basic calculator during the test. 
  15. Allow misspelling, incorrect punctuation, and poor grammar on tests without penalizing the student.
  16. Allow use of proofreaders to assist in correction of grammar and punctuation in student’s first draft of written assignment.
  17. Allow use of proofreaders to assist in reconstruction of student’s first draft of a written assignment
  18. Allow use of proofreaders to assist the student in substitution of higherlevel vocabulary for original wording.