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Shoulders, Tori L; Krei, Melinda Scott – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2016
The purpose of this study was to compare the differences in rural secondary special and general education teachers' perceptions of their efficacy in teaching students in an inclusive classroom. The sample consisted of 148 rural secondary general education and 32 special education teachers. The researchers used an independent-samples t test to…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Rural Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques
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Miller-Warren, Vickie – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2016
Research shows that transition planning for students with disabilities is an ongoing process that requires the collaboration of students, families, and teachers to ensure a successful adult life for students after graduation (Clark, 1996; Clark & Unruh, 2010; Gil, 2007; Kellems & Morningstar, 2010). This study examined the insights of the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Parent Attitudes, College Preparation
Hawley, Leslie R.; Koziol, Natalie A.; Bovaird, James A.; McCormick, Carina M.; Welch, Greg W.; Arthur, Ann M.; Bash, Kirstie – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2016
A critical aspect of rural research is carefully defining and describing the rural context. This is particularly important in rural special education research because different definitions of rural may influence resource allocation, grant funding eligibility, and/or research findings. In order to highlight the importance of operationalizing rural,…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Special Education, Educational Research, Barriers
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Tyler-Wood, Tandra; Estes, Mary; Christensen, Rhonda; Knezek, Gerald; Gibson, David – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
This article examines the use of simSchool as a training tool for educators working with students with special needs in rural districts. SimSchool is a game that emulates a classroom utilizing a virtual environment. The theory supporting simSchool is explored and current research associated with simSchool is reviewed. The issues surrounding…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Special Needs Students, Educational Games, Faculty Development
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Gabriel, Kathleen F.; Davis, Teresa M. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
This study reports findings on the fidelity of implementation of the Strategic Instructional Model (SIM), Proficiency in the Sentence Writing Strategy (Schumaker & Sheldon, 1999) in five rural secondary special education classrooms. Participants were 5 special education teachers and 38 secondary students identified with mild to moderate…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Rural Areas, Attitude Measures, Student Attitudes
Bondie, Rhonda – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Advances in online learning have benefited rural special education teacher preparation programs through increased recruitment, access, and collaboration. This paper describes how additional challenges, such as monitoring teacher candidate use of evidence-based practices, can be addressed through a digital teaching platform. Project REACH online is…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Evidence Based Practice, Rural Schools, Special Education Teachers
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Hartley, Melissa D.; Ludlow, Barbara L.; Duff, Michael C. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Many colleges and universities rely upon online programs to support distance delivery of personnel preparation programs in special education and related services. These distance education programs enable individuals who live or work in rural communities to access training programs to earn teaching certification and assist rural schools in…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Program Development
Schmidt, Matthew; Gage, Ashley MacSuga; Gage, Nicholas; Cox, Penny; McLeskey, James – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
This paper provides a summary of the design, development, and evaluation of a mobile distance supervision system for teacher interns in their field-based teaching experiences. Developed as part of the University of Florida's Restructuring and Improving Teacher Education 325T grant project, the prototype system streams video of teachers in rural…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Supervisory Methods, Field Experience Programs, Handheld Devices
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Brendle, Janna – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
This study examined the perceptions of general and special education teachers regarding the effectiveness of intervention teams in rural elementary schools. The passage of IDEIA 2004 brought considerable support for the use of the Response to Intervention (RtI) process providing research-based interventions to students who are struggling. Response…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Response to Intervention, Special Education
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Cavanaugh, Brian; Swan, Meaghan – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) is a widely used framework for supporting student social and academic behavior. Implementation science indicates that one effective way to implement and scale-up practices, such as SWPBIS, is through coaching; thus, there is a need for efficient, cost-effective methods to develop…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Capacity Building, Rural Schools, Coaching (Performance)
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Ludlow, Barbara L. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Virtual reality is an emerging technology that has resulted in rapid expansion in the development of virtual immersive environments for use as educational simulations in schools, colleges and universities. This article presents an overview of virtual reality, describes a number of applications currently being used by special educators for…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Technology Uses in Education, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Hoover, John J.; Erickson, Jennifer – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
The project setting was a remote rural county school district located in a mountain western state with some overrepresentation of English Learners (ELs) in special education. Referral issues are especially prominent in rural school systems due to continued challenges associated with limited resources and lack of contemporary professional…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Special Education, English Language Learners, Rural Schools
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Vasquez, Eleazar, III; Nagendran, Arjun; Welch, Gregory F.; Marino, Matthew T.; Hughes, Darin E.; Koch, Aaron; Delisio, Lauren – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show varying levels of impairment in social skills situations. Interventions have been developed utilizing virtual environments (VEs) to teach and improve social skills. This article presents a systematic literature review of peer-reviewed journal articles focusing on social interventions in VEs…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Virtual Classrooms, Disabilities, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Zirzow, Nichole K. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) need additional support to learn curricular content and achieve academic outcomes. Students who attend rural schools may face greater challenges since they may have more limited access to services provided specially trained deaf educators. Yet, they need specialized instruction in learning how to use…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology
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Stanley, Summer Lynn Gainey – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Legislation maintains expectations that educators form partnerships with parents, specifically within the field of special education (IDEA, 2004), and requires schools to allow parents to participate in all phases of educational assessment and planning for students who receive special education services. Many parents, however, encounter barriers…
Descriptors: Mothers, African Americans, Rural Areas, Advocacy
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