ERIC Number: ED249694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Attitudes and Attitude Change in Special Education: Theory and Practice.
Jones, Reginald L., Ed.
Twelve papers address issues of attitudes towards handicapped persons. The authors were invited to summarize and critically evaluate the literature in their area of expertise, including their own research. Contributions touch on measurement and methodological issues as well as other topics. The following papers are included: "Attitudes and Attitude Change in Special Education" (R. Jones and S. Guskin); "Perspectives and Issues in the Study of Attitudes" (H. Triandis, J. Adamopoulos, D. Watts); "Approaches to the Measurement of Attitude" (R. Dawes); "Sociometric Research in Special Education" (D. MacMillan and G. Morrison); "Classroom Learning Structure and Attitudes toward Handicapped Students in Mainstream Settings: A Theoretical Model and Research Evidence" (D. Johnson and R. Johnson); "Attitudes toward Mentally Retarded Children" (J. Gottlieb, L. Corman, R. Curci); "Attitudes toward the Learning Disabled in School and Home" (B. Reid); "Children's Attitudes toward Emotionally Disturbed Peers" (C. Chiba); "Attitudes toward the Physically Disabled" (J. Siller); "Attitudes of Educators toward the Handicapped" (J. Jamieson); and "Modifying Attitudes toward the Handicapped: A Review of the Literature and Methodology" (A. Towner). (CL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Research Methodology, Special Education, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($20.00 non-member, $17.00 member, Publication No. 260).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.