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ERIC Number: ED560293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 274
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3033-4822-8
The Effectiveness of a Response to Intervention Co-Teaching Training Model for Special Educators of Children with Critical Communication Needs in the Bahamas
Johnson, Shameka Nicole
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Howard University
The purpose of this investigation was to develop and implement a Response to Critical Communication Needs (RT-CCN) co-teaching training model designed for special educators in the Bahamas, and to examine the effects of the training on the pedagogical knowledge and skills of the participants. This study was conducted in Abaco, Bahamas at a special needs school, Every Child Counts Abaco. The study utilized three-phases, four models team teaching mixed design and included both qualitative and quantitative data collections and analyses. The intervention designed for this study was divided into three phases that included a workshop phase, an observation phase, and an independent implementation/co-teaming phase. Results of the study indicated that there were significant differences in the participants' pedagogical skills before and after the implementation of the RT-CCN training program. Results of the study also indicated that participants were satisfied with the content, production, and dissemination of information contained within the RT-CCN training program. The RT-CCN training program was perceived as effective by the participants. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Bahamas