Indicators of Participant Success


The following publications share evidence of participant success resulting from activities hosted by DO-IT and its project partners.

Burgstahler, S., Moore, & Crawford, L. (2011). Report of the AccessSTEM/AccessComputing/DO-IT Longitudinal Tracking Study (ALTS), Seattle: DO-IT, University of Washington.

Burgstahler, S., & Chang, C. (2009). Promising interventions for promoting STEM fields to students who have disabilities. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 5(2), 29-47.

Burgstahler, S., & Bellman, S. (2009). Perceived benefits of internships for subgroups of students with disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 31(3), 155-165.

DO-IT. (2008). Success of students with disabilities positively correlated with DO-IT interventions. Seattle: University of Washington.

DO-IT. (2008). Success of the DO-IT Scholars. Seattle: University of Washington.

Isakson, C., & Burgstahler, S. (2008). College preparation and participation: Reports from individuals who have speech and mobility disabilities. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 4(3), 18-32.

Burgstahler, S., & Chang, C. (2007). Gender differences in perceived value of components of a program to promote academic and career success for students with disabilities. Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 12(1).

Burgstahler, S., & Ladner, R. (2007). Increasing the participation of people with disabilities in computing fields: From research to practice. Seattle: DO-IT, University of Washington.

Burgstahler, S., & Bellman, S. (2005). Perceived benefits of work-based learning: Differences between high school and postsecondary students with disabilities. The Asia-Pacfic Journal of Inclusive Education, 2(1), 1-20.

Burgstahler, S., Corrigan, B., & McCarter, J. (2004). Making distance learning courses accessible to students and instructors with disabilities: A case study. Internet and Higher Education, 7(2004), 233-246. Documents successful steps toward accessible design of distance learning courses.

Kim-Rupnow, W. S., & Burgstahler, S. (2004). Perceptions of students with disabilities regarding the value of technology-based support activities on postsecondary education and employment. Journal of Special Education Technology, 19. Retrospective data from participants regarding summer study and Internet-based and other activities.

Kim-Rupnow, W.S., & Burgstahler, S. (2004). Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology: Seattle's DO-IT Program. Impact, 16(3), 18-19. Summary of DO-IT interventions and impacts.

Burgstahler, S., Lopez, S., & Bellman, S. (2004). Research to practice: DO-IT prepares students with disabilities for employment. National Association of Colleges and Employers Journal, LXV(1), 27-35. Data to support value of work-based learning activities in DO-IT.

Burgstahler, S. (2003). DO-IT: Helping students with disabilities transition to college and careers. Minneapolis, MN: National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. Research to practice brief.

Burgstahler, S. (2002). The value of DO-IT to kids who did it! Exceptional Parent, 32(11), 79-86. Includes some parent feedback and other data.

Burgstahler, S. (2001). A collaborative model promotes career success for students with disabilities: How DO-IT does it. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 16(3-4), 209-216. Data supporting DO-IT's work-based learning interventions.

Burgstahler, S., & Cronheim, D. (2001). Supporting peer-peer and mentor-protege relationships on the internet. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 34(1), 59-74. Data to support positive outcome related to mentor and peer support activities in DO-IT.

Burgstahler, S. (1997). Peer support: What role can the Internet play? Journal of Information Technology and Disabilities, 4(4). Data to support positive outcomes related to peer support activities of DO-IT.

Burgstahler, S., & Orvis, M. (1995). Transition to college: Preliminary findings of four case studies. In E. Makas, H. Beth, & D. Tanis (1995, Accessing the Issues: Current Research in Disability Studies (pp. 297-301). Lewiston, ME: Society for Disability Studies. Exploration of factors that support the success of students with disabilities.