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Cramer, Elizabeth; Nevin, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
A mixed methodology approach was used to study the relationship between general and special educators who were co-teaching. On two co-teacher assessment instruments, sums of ratings from special educators and general elementary and secondary educators in an urban multicultural school district in the southeastern USA were similar to those obtained…
Descriptors: Children, Special Education Teachers, Research Methodology, Teacher Attitudes
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Leff, Herbert L.; Nevin, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
This article outlines both specific barriers to teaching and learning creative thinking as well as some possible directions for solutions. Sixteen common barriers such as confusion, powerlessness, and negativity are described along with strategies to dissolve them using such conceptual tools as awareness plans and proactive metathinking.…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity
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Nevin, Ann; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1982
Interviews with 26 randomly selected University of Vermont Consulting Teacher Program graduates revealed that graduates have been actively involved in implementing single subject research designs since graduation. Data are presented on study foci, measurement systems, and independent variables. Case study examples illustrate uses of experimental…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Research, Consultants, Disabilities
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Nevin, Ann; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1992
This article presents a description of the educational system of the Czecho-Slovak Federal Republic, with an emphasis on the educational impact of the November 1989 revolution. Examples and guidelines for international collaborative research and teaching programs concerned with special education and other areas are offered. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Change
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Paolucci-Whitcomb, Phyllis; Nevin, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1985
The Vermont Consulting Teacher program, based on the triadic model of consultation, trains consulting teachers to deliver instruction via training classroom teachers. Six modules are described: (1) consultation training, (2) workshop training, (3) systems analysis, (4) research, (5) training a change agent, and (6) Individualized Education Program…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Cooperative Programs, Disabilities, Models
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Nevin, Ann; Thousand, Jacqueline – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1986
The research review of practices for limiting or avoiding referrals of students for special education services identified promising practices, including curricular and ecological adaptations that strengthen the mainstream, teacher development and administrative strategies, and early intervention strategies. Research, training, and policy…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Education