Table 4

Faculty Knowledge of Disability Resources and Legislation (n = 115)

  Positive Negative Neutral
(%) (n) (%) (n) (%) (n)
1. know how to adapt instruction 47 (55) 13 (15) 40 (46)
2. an effort to learn about resources 47 (54) 22 (26) 31 (36)
3. meaning of “reasonable accommodations” 64 (73) 5 (6) 31 (36)
4. look up information or talk to someone about an unfamiliar disability 71 (82) 19 (22) 10 (11)
*5. only visit disability services
if I have a students with a disability
15 (17) 63 (73) 22 (25)
6. familiar with ADA and Section 504 20 (23) 47 (55) 33 (38)
7. aware of materials, aids, technology 37 (43) 28 (33) 35 (40)
*8. lack adequate skills 57 (65) 16 (18) 27 (31)
Note. * Reverse-item scoring