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Baglieri, Susan E. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an orientation to instructional design that aims to diversify pedagogy for the purpose of responding to inherently diverse neurological processes that comprise learning (Rose & Meyer, 2002). In the Higher Education Opportunity Act, UDL is recommended as means to provide appropriate accommodations toward…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Access to Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Disabilities
Greenberg, Julie; Walsh, Kate; McKee, Arthur – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2015
Ever so slowly, the United States is taking a harder look at how its teacher preparation schools are improving the quality of the teachers they produce. The signs are everywhere--from proposed federal action to state legislatures and school boards passing new oversight laws and regulations, to a newly marshaled push for stronger accreditation by…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness
Juniel, Pamela Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The identification and implementation of evidence-based practices by special education and general education teachers continues to be an issue in the field of education (Cook & Cook, 2011; Cook, Tankersley, Cook, & Landrum, 2008). Since the mandates of providing students with disabilities access to the general education curricula (IDEA,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, School Districts, Professional Development, Special Education
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Barrio, Brenda L.; Lindo, Endia J.; Combes, Bertina H.; Hovey, Katrina A. – Action in Teacher Education, 2015
Despite the almost universal adoption of Response to Intervention (RTI) in school districts across the United States, recent research report feelings of inadequacy on the part of general education (GE) teachers. In this study, the authors conducted a systematic review of the literature to examine research focusing on the teaching, learning,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, General Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Literature Reviews
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Harvey, Michael W.; Yssel, Nina; Jones, Ruth E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
In this study, the authors represent an exploratory investigation of current preparation of preservice teachers related to response to intervention (RTI) in institutions of higher education (IHEs) in the Office of Special Education Program (OSEP) Regional Resource and Federal Centers (RRFCs) North Central Region and Pennsylvania. In this study,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Investigations
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Murzyn, Amy; Hughes, Trudie – American Secondary Education, 2015
This multiple case study described the experiences of case managers making mathematics placement decisions for high school students with high incidence disabilities. Participants included three parents, three students, three case managers, three mathematics teachers, and three administrators from different high schools across rural, suburban and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Placement, Mathematics Education, Secondary School Mathematics
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Barrett, Courtenay A.; Cottrell, Joseph M.; Newman, Daniel S.; Pierce, Benjamin G.; Anderson, Alisha – School Psychology Review, 2015
Approximately 2.4 million children receive special education services for specific learning disabilities (SLDs), and school psychologists are key contributors to the SLD eligibility decision-making process. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004) enabled local education agencies to use response to intervention (RTI) instead of the…
Descriptors: Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Academic Ability, Academic Achievement
Newman, Kevin D. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
School administrators are responsible for ensuring state and federal special education laws and regulations are being implemented properly. This study examined the amount of training a Virginia school principal receives while attending principal preparation programs as well as professional development offered by their school division on how to…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Professional Development, Legal Responsibility
Greenberg, Julie; Walsh, Kate; McKee, Arthur – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2014
"Teacher Prep Review 2014" is the second edition of the National Council on Teacher Quality's (NCTQ's) annual assessment of the nation's 2,400 teacher prep programs. The "Review" uncovers early evidence that teacher prep programs are beginning to make changes. It arrives at a time of heightened, unprecedented…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Improvement, Teacher Effectiveness
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Chakraborti-Ghosh, Sumita; Orellana, Karee M.; Jones, Joseph – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the differences in philosophies and perceptions of inclusive education between teachers in Brazil and teachers in the United States. As part of a study abroad program, a team of university faculty and graduate students from Tennessee traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in order to investigate their…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Inclusion, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Chapman, Denise N. J. – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2014
Providing pre-service early childhood general educators with a strong knowledge base of key aspects of early childhood special education is essential in the United States as US federal law mandates it. Specifically, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) stipulates that children with special needs must to be placed in the least…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, General Education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2014
We welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2014, taking place in Madrid, Spain, from 28 to 30 of June, 2014. Education, as an important right in our contemporary world, began since we exist. Knowledge and skills were passed by adults to the young, and cultures began to extend their experiences through various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Trends, Educational Change
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Pazey, Barbara L.; Cole, Heather A. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2013
Over the past two decades, colleges of education along with a number of national organizations and specialized professional associations have sought to improve educational administration programs through the incorporation of a broad policy framework designed to develop socially just leaders. Central to the growth of these new leaders is a…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Justice, Special Education, Administrator Education
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
Hatfield, Tammy H. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Students with disabilities are faced with many challenges as they transition from high school to postsecondary education, enter the workforce, and begin independent living. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 (IDEA) initially addressed these challenges by mandating that transition planning be included as a part of the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Planning, Adolescents
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