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Braun, Alisha M. B.; Naami, Augustina – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
This article examines the experiences of students with mobility disabilities accessing higher education institutions in the Accra metropolis of Ghana. To capture the accessibility issues that people with disabilities encounter in their daily lives as postsecondary students first hand, this study used PhotoVoice methodology, which uses a…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Student Experience, Students with Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
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Chen, Chih-Hsuan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
The purpose of this research is to investigate the current situation of and the relationship between self-stigma, psychosocial crisis and mental health among college students with disabilities. This study was cross-sectional and quantitative in design. Four hundred and two college students with disabilities participated and psychometric tools were…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, Mental Health, Self Concept
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Li, Ka Man; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
According to the Hong Kong Education Bureau, the number of students with special education needs (SEN) has been on the rise. In order to cope with an increasing demand for inclusive education, professional training programmes aiming for pre-service teachers to educate students with SEN have increased locally. Guided by the theory of planned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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Odame, Lois; Opoku, Maxwell Peprah; Nketsia, William; Nanor, Betty – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Equitable access to quality education has been recognised as an important human right in several international conventions. Despite the importance of education to persons with disabilities, their participation has been found to be ineffective. In the Ghanaian context, most previous studies have largely reported on barriers encountered in primary…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Graduates, Visual Impairments, Access to Education
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An, Jihoun – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Currently, there is a gap in knowledge regarding the learning and professional development processes that preservice teachers experience when engaged in community service-learning (CSL) programmes. This study examined the experiences of physical education preservice teachers (PEPSTs) in a CSL programme embedded in an undergraduate course to…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Cole-Lade, Gretchen M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Pre-service teacher education programmes should systematically plan to increase the PST's understanding of how to meet the needs of the 13% of the children with disabilities in the general education classroom and develop skills and strategies to support children with disabilities and their families. Reading inclusion literature, non-fiction…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Early Childhood Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Students with Disabilities
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Sheehy, Kieron; Wilson Kasule, George; Chamberlain, Liz – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
There is a complementarity between Uganda's aim for 'education for all' and the pedagogy indicated as underpinning Uganda's child-focused thematic curriculum. However, child-focused pedagogies are rare. The case is made that child-led research is an appropriate model for developing inclusive classroom practice. This research is the first to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Student Centered Learning
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Chiner, Esther; Gómez-Puerta, Marcos; Mengual-Andrés, Santiago – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Teachers´ perceptions about the benefits and safety of the Internet for students with intellectual disabilities may affect their willingness to promote online access for this group. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore and compare the views of pre-service and in-service teachers concerning the opportunities and hazards that the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Internet
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Lourens, Heidi; Swartz, Leslie – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Within the last two decades, the South African government drafted impressive policies to fully include and accommodate students with visual impairments within higher education. However, in interviews with 23 students with visual impairments at two South African universities, we found that legislation has yet to fully permeate the embodied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Responsibility, Visual Impairments, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Heirweg, Sofie; Carette, Lieve; Ascari, Andrea; Van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Notwithstanding the benefits of studying or conducting an internship abroad, to date, students with disabilities hardly participate in international mobility programmes (IMPs). As little research has investigated the barriers to participation experienced by these students, the current study included the participation of 74 students with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Barriers, Access to Education, Students with Disabilities
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Buchanan, Tom; LeMoyne, Terri – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The intersection of helicopter parenting, gender, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is examined. Existing research on helicopter parenting focuses on negative consequences. Using a sample of students at a university in the mid southern United States (N = 287), we find that that helicopter parenting is negatively related to…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Gender Differences, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Students
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Altinbas, Orkun; Tokel, Aytac; Dagli, Gokmen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to enable teachers to evaluate the crisis management skills of the administrators in terms of school development. The study has been carried out on a sample group consisting of 376 teachers (sample) working in 10 secondary schools and high schools. The study is a survey research based on the use of a quantitative method.…
Descriptors: School Administration, Administrators, Crisis Management, Secondary Schools
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Repnik, Robert; Arcet, Robi; Karasel, Nedime – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
In this theoretical study, we combined two approaches regarding the education of teachers in the field of teaching pupils with special needs with focus on teaching natural science topics, in Slovenia and in the Part of Northern Cyprus, respectively. We analysed syllabuses for different study programmes for teachers in primary schools in selected…
Descriptors: Natural Sciences, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Teaching (Occupation)
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Bastas, Meryem; Altinay, Zehra – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of the research study aims to evaluate human resource management policies and strategies in higher education practices. As this research relies on qualitative nature, self report was conducted in order to gain experiences of research participants about human resources management process. In addition to this, maximum variation was conducted…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Disabilities, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Russak, Susie; Hellwing, Ariella Daniel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The concept of success has been investigated before, primarily with an emphasis on explanatory factors among highly successful individuals. Voices of individuals with any form of disability are generally missing from this discourse. This qualitative study examined definitions of success as well as the factors that promote it amongst graduates with…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Success
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