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ERIC Number: EJ1105962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0888-4064
What Unites Us All: Establishing Special Education Teacher Education Universals
Darling, Sharon M.; Dukes, Charles; Hall, Kalynn
Teacher Education and Special Education, v39 n3 p209-219 Aug 2016
The theoretical base that supports human universals served as a model for proposing special education teacher education universals. The human universals model is explained and put forth as a basis for identifying special education teacher education universals. Twenty-four English language journals from different countries representing four continents were searched for special education teacher education universals, represented by four broadly defined categories: (a) policy, (b) practice, (c) pedagogy, and (d) teacher preparation/co-curricular activities. Each journal was searched from 2004 to 2015, and articles were coded using the aforementioned categories. Results indicated an overwhelming presence of teacher preparation/co-curricular descriptions, representing 51% of the total (n = 815) articles categorized. The implications of these results are discussed in relation to defining and describing special education teacher preparation universals.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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