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Specht, Jacqueline; McGhie-Richmond, Donna; Loreman, Tim; Mirenda, Pat; Bennett, Sheila; Gallagher, Tiffany; Young, Gabrielle; Metsala, Jamie; Aylward, Lynn; Katz, Jennifer; Lyons, Wanda; Thompson, Scott; Cloutier, Sarah – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
This study provides a Canada-wide snapshot of the self-efficacy and beliefs of 1490 preservice teachers in relation to inclusive teaching using the Teacher Efficacy for Inclusive Practice and the Beliefs about Learning and Teaching Questionnaire. At the time of data collection, these preservice teachers were in the final stages of their teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Inclusion
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Irvine, Angela; Lupart, Judy; Loreman, Tim; McGhie-Richmond, Donna – Exceptionality Education International, 2010
Inclusive education--based on the premise of social justice--advocates equal access to educational opportunities for all students. This research provides insight into the inclusive experiences of school principals in a Canadian rural school district through quantitative and qualitative inquiries. A survey was administered to 16 school…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Districts, Data Analysis, Educational Opportunities
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Loreman, Tim; McGhie-Richmond, Donna; Barber, Jennifer; Lupart, Judy – Exceptionality Education International, 2009
This paper is one of a series of papers examining inclusive education in the context of a rural Canadian school district that has adopted a philosophy of inclusion. The results of a survey of 438 parents on their views about aspects of inclusive education at their youngest child's school are reported. The results indicate that the majority of…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Rural Areas
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Sharma, Umesh; Forlin, Chris; Loreman, Tim; Earle, Chris – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
This study investigates the nature of concerns and attitudes held by pre-service teachers regarding inclusive education and their degree of comfort on interaction with people with disabilities. Pre-service training may be the optimal time to address educators' concerns and alter any negative attitudes about inclusive education. This paper reports…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Negative Attitudes, Disabilities, Foreign Countries