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ERIC Number: EJ1126676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Exploring the Teachers' Attitudes towards Inclusive Education System: A Study of Indian Teachers
Kumar, Anil
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n34 p1-4 2016
This article explores the attitudes of university and school teachers towards inclusive education system. One hundred teachers having equal number of male and female population was included in the study. Participants were administered an attitude scale namely--Attitudes toward Inclusive Education Scale (ATIE), developed by Wilczenski (1992) to determine teachers' attitude about the inclusion of students with special needs into mainstream settings. The study has achieved the objective-to assess the attitudes of teachers towards the inclusion of students with special need into regular classrooms. The data were analyzed by using Means and Standard Deviations. However t-test was also applied to compare the groups. Result of the present study indicates that there is a significant difference in the attitude of teachers in relation to teaching level, gender, residence and their experience. The findings suggest that the university and female teachers appeared to hold more positive attitude as compared to school and male teachers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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