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Sakiz, Halis; Saricali, Mehmet – Exceptionality, 2018
The aim of this research study was to investigate the inclusion of students with disabilities studying in Turkish universities. Students with visual difficulty were selected as a case from 24 different universities. A survey with seven dimensions was administered to 73 students, and 12 students were interviewed. Survey and interview findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, College Students, Inclusion
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Bossaert, Goele; Colpin, Hilde; Pijl, Sip Jan; Petry, Katja – Exceptionality, 2015
This study focuses on companionship, intimacy, and support of reciprocated friendships of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), students with motor and/or sensory disabilities, and typically developing students with their classmates at the start of mainstream secondary school. The study included 1379 typically developing students, 65…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Friendship, Mainstreaming, Inclusion
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Skerbetz, Mandi Davis; Kostewicz, Douglas E. – Exceptionality, 2015
The difficulties students identified with emotional and behavior disabilities present sometimes strain inclusive educators. General education teachers often find themselves ill equipped to provide effective support for both students with and without disabilities. An effective intervention that may hold promise for included students with academic…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Disabilities, Inclusion
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Datchuk, Shawn M.; Kubina, Richard M.; Mason, Linda H. – Exceptionality, 2015
Elementary-aged students with behavioral concerns and disabilities struggling to construct sentences stand a high likelihood for continued academic difficulty. Several studies have used sentence instruction with picture-word prompts to improve sentence level writing skills, including construction of simple sentences, syntax, capitalization, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Sentences, Teaching Methods, Prompting
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Lieberman-Betz, Rebecca G.; Vail, Cynthia O.; Chai, Zhen – Exceptionality, 2013
Response to Intervention (RTI) models are likely to be implemented in early childhood settings with greater frequency to target academic and developmental skills. With an increasing number of classrooms serving children with identified special needs, it is necessary to examine how current frameworks for RTI models meet the needs of all children in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Evidence, Special Education, Developmental Delays
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Marshak, Lisa; Mastropieri, Margo A.; Scruggs, Thomas E. – Exceptionality, 2011
This investigation compared the use of traditional instruction with that of classwide peer tutoring using materials containing embedded mnemonic strategies to provide strategic information and supplemental practice of important content. Eight inclusive seventh grade social studies classes with 186 students, of whom 42 were classified with mild…
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Grade 7, Instructional Effectiveness, Mnemonics
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Lanterman, Christopher S.; Applequist, Karen – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Seventy-seven pre-service teachers enrolled in an introductory special education course completed a questionnaire on their beliefs about learning, teaching, and disability, before and after completing one of two randomly assigned training modules on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Module A presented UDL as a strategy for meeting the specific…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Access to Education
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Specht, Jacqueline A.; Metsala, Jamie L. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Teachers who show high teacher efficacy affect student achievement positively. Teaching is sometimes seen as an overwhelming profession because of classroom diversity and expectations placed on teachers. It is important to bring beginning teachers to the point at which they feel they are capable and will be more emotionally equipped to take on the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Inclusion
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Glenn, Christine V. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
The purpose of this article is to present the scale items, the statistical characteristics, and evidence of validity of the previously unpublished Beliefs about Learning and Teaching Questionnaire that examines elementary teachers' epistemological beliefs and their beliefs about learning and teaching in inclusive classrooms. In this study, 186…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Ability, Questionnaires
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Jordan, Anne – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
The Supporting Effective Teaching project commenced in the early 1990s with studies of how classroom teachers work with students with special educational needs included in their elementary classrooms. Over the ensuing 20 years, the project team prepared and tested a model of the factors that influence student outcomes in inclusive classrooms, with…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Inclusion, Disabilities
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Jordan, Anne – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
This article presents the development and the technical and conceptual characteristics of two of the three measures used in the SET project, to discuss how they relate to each other, and to present evidence of their concurrent validity. The Pathognomonic-Interventionist (P-I) Interview yields rich descriptions of teachers' experiences with one or…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Needs Students, At Risk Students, Teacher Effectiveness
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Young, Gabrielle; Specht, Jacqueline A.; Hunter, Fiona E.; Terreberry, Sarah; McGhie-Richmond, Donna; Hutchinson, Nancy L. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the ways in which the experiences gained during practica influence the developing self-efficacy of Canadian pre-service teachers for teaching in inclusive classrooms. Questionnaires were issued to participants in teacher education programs at 11 universities across Canada, and the data were subjected to…
Descriptors: Practicums, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Beliefs
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Robinson, Kyle – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
In Canada little research has been conducted on inclusive education practices in secondary schools. The purpose of this study is to report, for a diverse group of four secondary school teachers in a single school board in southeastern Ontario, their descriptions of facilitating the inclusion of exceptional students in general classrooms. The four…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Children
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Freer, John R. R. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
In recent years, educational assistants (EAs) have taken on an integral role in special education. They often work with the most challenging and vulnerable student population (i.e., students with exceptionalities). To prepare EAs, some of Ontario's publicly funded colleges have developed pre-service training programs. In Ontario, the number of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Teacher Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Arnett, Katy; Mady, Callie – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
This case study is focused on a small group of novice teachers of French as a second language (FSL) in the Canadian K-12 context. More specifically, it presents the perceptions and ideas that inform new teachers' views toward the suitability of French as a second language and toward exemption and/or exclusion for two populations: students who are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Programs, French, Beginning Teachers
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