ERIC Number: EJ1042328
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
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Reference Count: 35
A Review of Direct Observation Research within the Past Decade in the Field of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Adamson, Reesha M.; Wachsmuth, Sean T.
Behavioral Disorders, v39 n4 p181-189 Aug 2014
This study reviewed prominent journals within the field of emotional and behavioral disorders to identify direct observation approaches, reported reliability statistics, and key features of direct observation. Selected journals were systematically reviewed for the past 10 years identifying and quantifying specific direct observation systems and approaches. Suggestions for the field of special education are listed based off identified trends that existed within the past decade of literature. Implications and recommendations for research and practice are described.
Descriptors: Observation, Educational Research, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Journal Articles, Literature Reviews, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Special Education, Trend Analysis, Reliability, Predictor Variables, Research Methodology, Interrater Reliability, Classroom Observation Techniques
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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