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ERIC Number: ED218814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Pages: 457
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-85837-419-6
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)
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
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Macquarie Univ., North Ryde (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia