ERIC Number: EJ579443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
What Is So Special about I.Q.? The Limited Explanatory Power of Cognitive Abilities in the Real World of Special Education.
Forness, Steven R.; Keogh, Barbara K.; MacMillan, Donald L.; Kavale, Kenneth A.; Gresham, Frank M.
Remedial and Special Education, v19 n6 p315-22 Nov-Dec 1998
This response to Detterman and Thompson (1997) analyzes their criticisms of special education and presents evidence of the effectiveness of current instructional techniques for children with disabilities in contrast with the cognitive approaches favored by Detterman and Thompson. Assumptions about the significance of intelligence testing and cognitive approaches are questioned. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A