Faculty Rights and Responsibilty - Disabled Students Programs and Services
- To set academic standards
- To evaluate the student based on the standards of the class and to grade accordingly. Expect the same quality of work from a student with disabilities as you do from your other students. You are not doing them a favor by accepting inferior work, by assigning mercy grades, or by passing a student who has not mastered the course material.
- Advise the student to contact DSPS if the student requests and accommodation and you have not received written notification from the DSPS office.
- To work with DSPS to provide for accommodations in a fair and timely way
- To adjust instruction without fundamentally altering the program
- To provide handouts in a timely way for alternate media provision
- To select textbooks in a timely way so that e-text can be ordered from the publisher
- To respect and maintain a student's right to confidentiality about his/her disability by not announcing or discussing the student's disability in the presence of other students or staff
- To contact the DSPS office if there is disagreement about the accommodation
- To work with DSPS to ensure that instructional videos/DVDs are captioned
- To post materials on school websites in an accessible format for students
- To ensure that test accommodations do not impact lecture time or other course meeting requirements