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ERIC Number: ED342521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-20
Pages: 916
Abstractor: N/A
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Reaching Our Potential: Rural Education in the 90s. Conference Proceedings. Rural Education Symposium (Nashville, Tennessee, March 17-20, 1991).
Lee, Mun Ho, Ed.
This proceedings contains approximately 92 presentations focusing on rural education and rural special education. Topics include: meeting the needs of handicapped and disabled students in rural areas; education and inservice training of special education teachers; teacher cooperation models; higher education of at-risk students; rural teacher education; job satisfaction and burnout among rural teachers; transition from school to work for learning disabled and other special education students; school-community and school-business partnerships; teaching methods, educational strategies, and alternative instruction for at-risk students; educational cooperation between districts; culturally relevant education for rural areas; distance learning technology for rural education and information access; vocational special education; dropout prevention programs and strategies; issues for rural public colleges and universities; effects on rural schools of reform legislation and "one best model" approaches; issues related to educational diagnosis and identification of at-risk students; national survey of at-risk status in rural, urban, and suburban schools; multigrade instruction; substance abuse prevention; organizational structure of rural schools; supported employment in rural areas; education for gifted students; negative effects of grade repetition on at-risk students; the role of the rural special education administrator; and social skills instruction for rural special education students. (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Washington Univ., Bellingham. National Rural Development Inst.
Note: For selected individual papers, see ED 334 082, RC 018 474-513, and RC 018 515-533.