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50 Years of ERIC
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Muccio, Leah S.; Kidd, Julie K.; White, C. Stephen; Burns, M. Susan – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2014
This study considered the facilitators and barriers of successful inclusion in Head Start classrooms by examining the perspectives and practices of instructional professionals. A cross-sectional survey design was combined with direct observation in inclusive Head Start classrooms. Survey data were collected from 71 Head Start instructional…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Barriers
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Hansen, Janne Hedegaard – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2012
In this article, I will argue that a theoretical identification of the limit to inclusion is needed in the conceptual identification of inclusion. On the one hand, inclusion is formulated as a vision that is, in principle, limitless. On the other hand, there seems to be an agreement that inclusion has a limit in the pedagogical practice. However,…
Descriptors: Identification, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Concept Formation
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Hu, Bi Ying; Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth – Journal of School Leadership, 2011
This article examines administrator perspectives of innovative services for the inclusion of young children with disabilities in regular preschool classrooms in China. Twelve directors from 12 pilot inclusion preschools in Beijing participated in this study. Qualitative interview results revealed the following subthemes: definition, advocacy,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Administrators, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students
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Mamas, Christoforos – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2013
This paper provides a framework for understanding inclusion in Cyprus. The evidence base is the result of a six-month qualitative research study in five Cypriot mainstream primary schools. Despite the rhetoric in favour of inclusion, it seems that the Cypriot educational system is still highly segregating in its philosophy and does not fully…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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LaVergne, Douglas D.; Jones, Wash A.; Larke, Alvin, Jr.; Elbert, Chanda D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
Agricultural education teachers' attitudes about the perceptions of diversity inclusion in their programs are variables that may have a strong influence on the number of students that enroll in agricultural education. This study examines the effect of teachers' demographic and personal characteristics on their perceptions of the benefits of…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Sampling, Comparative Analysis, Researchers
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McMaster, Christopher – Kairaranga, 2013
In 2010 the Education Review Office (ERO) was tasked with reporting on the progress of New Zealand schools in the inclusion of students with high needs. This paper will explore how ERO limited the concept of inclusion to suit Government policy and limit discussion of inclusion to the parameters set by the resource allocation scheme known as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Inclusion, Public Policy
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Wong, Sandie; Turner, Kay – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2014
Social inclusion discourses have been powerful in informing early childhood policy contexts, both internationally and in Australia (the context of the current study) for the past decade or so. But little research has examined the productive aspects of social inclusion discourses particularly within early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Buysse, Virginia – Zero to Three (J), 2011
This article describes current knowledge about early childhood inclusion, summarizing research and the DEC/NAEYC joint position statement on inclusion. The article also describes effective or promising educational practices that promote access, participation, and supports--the defining features of high-quality inclusion. Future efforts to improve…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Practices, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
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Mangope, Boitumelo; Mannathoko, Magdeline C.; Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to ascertain Botswana physical education (PE) student teachers' attitudes toward the inclusion of children with disabilities in the general education classrooms and also to identify their concerns and perceived skill needs with regards to inclusion. A two-part questionnaire consisting of background variables and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Takala, Marjatta; Haussttatter, Rune Sarromaa; Ahl, Astrid; Head, George – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
This article describes various views of special teacher students towards inclusion. In order to examine these, we analysed a series of statements made by students in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The specific aims were to see how these views can be seen as supportive or challenging for inclusion in schools. A questionnaire with one closed question…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Specialists, Inclusion
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Hodkinson, Alan – Disability & Society, 2012
This paper critically analyses discourses of educational inclusion in England through the lens of Derridean deconstruction. Linking Derrida's thesis on writing and speech to presence and absence, the paper contends that inclusion acts as a "suppleance" to previous policies of integration. The paper suggests that, for many teachers, inclusion is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Discourse Analysis, Criticism
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Ferrari, Joseph R.; Bottom, Todd L.; Matteo, Elizabeth – Religious Education, 2014
For decades researchers assessed sense of community (SOC), inclusion, and pluralism within academic settings. In the present study, 2,220 undergraduate students (1,442 women, 778 men; M age = 23.42 years; SD = 7.84) at two Catholic universities responded to perceived levels of school sense of community, inclusion, and religious pluralism. Analyses…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Undergraduate Students, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools
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Piller, Ingrid; Takahashi, Kimie – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2011
This introduction provides the framework for the special issue by describing the social inclusion agenda of neoliberal market democracies. While the social inclusion agenda has been widely adopted, social inclusion policies are often blind to the ways in which language proficiency and language ideologies mediate social inclusion in linguistically…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Ideology, Monolingualism, Language Proficiency
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Edwards, Kathy – Youth Studies Australia, 2010
This paper has two aims. It considers what social inclusion could offer young people and the youth sector in Australia, and it reflects on how social inclusion has shaped the youth policy environment in Australia. It is argued that in order to consider these issues, it is necessary to understand social inclusion's history. Using a methodology of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Policy Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Social Integration
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Fayez, Merfat; Dababneh, Kholoud; Jumiaan, Ibrahim – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2011
This study was conducted during a period of national educational reforms in Jordan to investigate Jordanian preservice early childhood teachers' attitudes toward inclusion and the adequacy of their current preparation for implementing inclusion. The study also sought to identify the perceived concerns of preservice early childhood teachers about…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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