Designing innovative solutions and studying barriers to accessibility at Minority Serving Higher Education Institutions in the United States
Students are able to participate in the research study only if the institution that they attend is participating in the research study. Students attending participating institutions must also meet the following requirements:
In addition to contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge about the academic experiences of students with print-related disabilities, students will receive financial compensation up to $375, based on participation in surveys and other selective activities over the duration of the study.
Students who agree to participate will be asked to spend 3-8 hours of time each year on certain annual activities. Students will participate in the following activities:
Students of participating institutions also may be required to:
Institutional preparation for the research will begin in the spring of 2016, and the program will run through summer 2018. The study will likely be extended for an additional year in order to track student academic program completion.
Dr. Julie Ancis from Institute Diversity and Dr. Christopher Lee of AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology are conducting the study.
Institutions and students are free to terminate participation at any time.