ERIC Number: EJ612962
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
IDEA '97 and Educator Standards: Special Educators' Perceptions of Their Skills and Those of General Educators.
O'Shea, Lawrence J.; Stoddard, Kim; O'Shea, Dorothy J.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v23 n2 p125-41 Spr 2000
A survey of 70 preservice special educators and 78 experienced special educators found the groups shared similar, negative perceptions regarding their general educator counterparts' skills to adapt general education curricula and to accommodate students' needs for statewide assessments. Groups differed in their beliefs regarding student suspensions and inclusive education. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Preservice Teacher Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education Teachers, Student Evaluation, Suspension, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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