ERIC Number: ED218814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Recent Developments in Special Education: Proceedings of the Professional Seminar in Special Education Held at Macquarie University to Commemorate the International Year of the Child (North Ryde, Australia, September 14-December 7, 1979).
Ward, James, Ed.; Bochner, Sandra, Ed.
Intended for teachers, resource staff, administrators, counselors, research workers, and individuals in training, the document presents 15 papers from a series of professional seminars on developments in the field of special education. Entries include the following titles and authors: "Direct Instruction Technology--Recent Developments and Research Findings" (on an approach which involves intensive, carefully sequenced, teacher directed small group, verbal instruction) by W. Becker, et al.; "Recent Developments and Future Trends in the Early Education of the Handicapped" (an early intervention for the retarded) by M. Pieterse; "Language Programs for the Handicapped" by S. Bochner; "Learning to Read--The Present Debate" (on psycolinguistic versus behavioristic approaches to reading instruction) by J. Gayen; "Recent Developments in Educational Programing for the Severely Handicapped" by B. Thorley; "The Unseen Handicap" (on education and communication for the deaf) by A. Wilson; "Special Education in Australia" by B. Watts; "Rehabilitation of Persons with Handicaps" (on the improvement of education and rehabilitation services in the United States in relation to their implication for Australia) by D. Brolin; "Research to Practice in Mental Handicap" (on a strategy for applying research adapted by the Habilitation Technology Project) by E. Whelan; "Therapy for Emotionally Disturbed and Their Families" (on Adlerian family counseling) by R. Lowe; "Organizing Services for the Developmentally Disabled" by A. Shaddock; "Resource Management and Utilization in Special Education" (two papers on the need for effective leadership and on a systems approach to meeting handicapped children's needs) by T. Parmenter; "Multicultural Education--The Rhetoric and the Irreconcilable" (a review of literature on multicultural education in Australia) by M. Poole; "Aboriginal Education? Preparing Children for Self Determination--A Common Goal for All Children" (on research with Australian Aboriginal children) by A. Maggs, et al.; and "Recent Developments in Special Education--An Overview of the IYC (International Year of the Child) Seminar" by J. Ward. (SB)
Descriptors: Deafness, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Family Counseling, Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition, Mental Retardation, Multicultural Education, Reading Instruction, Rehabilitation, Research Utilization, Severe Disabilities, Special Education
Macquarie University, Special Education Centre, North Ryde, New South Wales, 2113, Australia ($10.00; 5 or more $8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Macquarie Univ., North Ryde (Australia).