Physical (Mobility) Impairment Resources
Atchison, C.L. (2011). The significance of access: Students with mobility impairments constructing geoscience knowledge through field-based learning experiences. (Doctoral Dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Atchison, C.L. & Feig, A.D. (2011). Theoretical perspectives on constructing experience through alternative field-based learning environments for students with mobility impairments. In A. D. Feig & A. Stokes (Eds.), Qualitative Inquiry in Geoscience Education Research. Geological Society of America Special Paper 474, p. 11-21, doi: 10.1130/9780813724744
Cooke, M. L., Anderson, K. S., & Forrest, S. E. (1997). Creating accessible introductory geology fieldtrips. Journal of Geoscience Education, 45, 4-9.
Hall, T., Healey, M., & Harrison, M. (2002). Fieldwork and disabled students: Discourses of exclusion and inclusion. Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), 27(2), 213-231.
Hall, T. & Healey, M. (2005). Disabled students’ experiences of fieldwork. Area, 37, 446-449.
Healey, M., Roberts, C., Jenkins, A., & Leach, J. (2002). Disabled students and fieldwork towards inclusivity. Planet, 3, 9-10.
Lee, S.M. (2011). Using Information and Communication Technology to Empower and Educate Young Person with Disability in STEM. Presentation at the National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, December 12, 2011.
Locke, S. (2005). The status of persons with disabilities in the geosciences. White Paper, RASEM2 Symposium, Oct. 13-14, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. Retrieved from: http://rasem.nmsu.edu/Pdfs/symposiumRASEM_white_paper9_28.pdf
McCarthy, C. B. (2005). Effects of thematic-based, hands-on science teaching versus a textbook approach for students with disabilities. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 42(3), 245-263.
Norman, A. (2002). Mobility impaired students could face access and location problems on entering Higher Education, Planet, 3, 19-21.
Summers, L. (2003). How can a student with a disability be a scientist? Mathematics and Science for Students with Special Needs, Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Focus 10(2), 17-18.