Inclusiveness in the 21st Century: Glasgow Caledonian University’s approach

Angela Shapiro, Joanna Marshall-Bhullar, Margaret McShane

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Abstract

In this chapter, findings from a small-scale study will be presented that investigated whether a correlation could be drawn between pre-entry support and increased confidence. Although feedback from attendees at the study skills’ workshops has been positive, the impact of this type of support is difficult to quantify. This is partly due to the small numbers of participants and the plethora of student support initiatives at the institution. However, the qualitative outcomes indicate that students have integrated successfully into their degree studies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStrategies for Facilitating Inclusive Campuses in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion: 17 (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning)
EditorsJaimie Hoffman, Patrick Blessinger, Mandla Makhanya
PublisherEmerald Publishing Limited
Chapter14
Pages209–222
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781787560642
ISBN (Print)9781787560659
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameInnovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
PublisherEmerald Publishing Limited
Volume17
ISSN (Print)2055-3641

Keywords

  • widening access
  • higher education
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • disability
  • inclusion
  • assistive technology

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