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ERIC Number: EJ778028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4871
A Model for Preparing Special and General Education Preservice Teachers for Inclusive Education
Van Laarhoven, Toni R.; Munk, Dennis D.; Lynch, Kathleen; Bosma, Julie; Rouse, Joanne
Journal of Teacher Education, v58 n5 p440-455 2007
Project ACCEPT (Achieving Creative & Collaborative Educational Preservice Teams)represents an initiative at Northern Illinois University, where special and general education preservice teachers are joined in a voluntary project featuring an enhanced curriculum and field experiences in inclusive classrooms. Participants receive intensive preparation in use of assistive technologies, functional behavioral assessment, and instructional accommodations as well as experience designing lesson plans that include features of universal design. This article describes the specific features of the Project ACCEPT curriculum and outcomes for the first year of implementation. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois