Providing Learning Support for Students with Mobility Impairments Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities

About the Authors

Vince Gardiner (Liverpool John Moores University)

Vince Gardiner is Professor of Geography and Director of the School of Education, Community and Social Science at Liverpool John Moores University. He has over twenty years' experience of teaching and researching geography in higher education in old and new universities and colleges, plus four years as Her Majesty's Inspector of Education. He was author of the DfEE report on fieldwork in geography in higher education. Vince has been a participant in three consortium projects on: 'Computer Assisted Learning in Geography'; 'Dissemination of Good Teaching, Learning and Assessment Practices in Geography'; and 'Key Skills in Geography in Higher Education'. Vince was formerly a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Geography in Higher Education, and an OFSTED and FEFCE inspector.

Naseem Anwar (Liverpool John Moores University)

Naseem has over 14 years' experience of teaching, researching and management in both old and new universities. At Liverpool John Moores University he is Senior Advisor Equality and Policy Development, and co-delivers disability awareness training for staff. He is also currently the deputy chairperson of the Granby Community Mental Health Group. Naseem's research activities include providing consultancy to: Lancashire Social Services for a survey of disabled members of ethnic minority communities; the Open University on developing access; Lancashire LEA on education for all in pluralist society; and he co-authored material on employment and equal opportunities in local government.

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