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Harvey, Michael W.; Yssel, Nina; Jones, Ruth E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
In this study, the authors represent an exploratory investigation of current preparation of preservice teachers related to response to intervention (RTI) in institutions of higher education (IHEs) in the Office of Special Education Program (OSEP) Regional Resource and Federal Centers (RRFCs) North Central Region and Pennsylvania. In this study,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Investigations
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Dieker, Lisa A.; Monda-Amaya, Lisa E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1997
A study investigated the impact of training and reflective frameworks (concerning effective instruction and problem solving) on reflective patterns of seven preservice special education teachers. Results indicated that the effective teaching frameworks had minimal impact on problem solving. However, direct training and use of a problem-solving…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Miller, Susan Peterson; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1991
A university supervisor conducted professional coaching sessions with three pairs of special education team teachers enrolled in a practicum, to increase positive teacher behaviors and decrease negative teacher behaviors. The coaching was found to be effective in improving teacher skills as well as in maintaining and generalizing the skills. (JDD)
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Disabilities, Generalization, Higher Education
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Strang, Harold R.; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1986
Studies at the Curry School of Education (University of Virginia) have demonstrated that microcomputer-based simulations of classroom interactions increase participants' use of appropriate instructional techniques with computer-generated pupils. Performance feedback from the system resulted in significant decreases in inappropriate management…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Computer Simulation, Higher Education
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Cossairt, Ace; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
This study investigated on-going program evaluation techniques designed to assess 22 special education preservice students' perceptions of the efficacy of a direct instruction course. Based on formative and summative evaluations, the study revealed a high level of satisfaction with direct instruction components that increased after field-based…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum, Disabilities, Higher Education
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Jones, Eric D.; Krouse, James P. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1988
Student teachers (N=21) in elementary classrooms for mildly handicapped learners were randomly assigned to training and supervision in either databased problem-solving instructional approaches or conventional treatments. Teachers in the databased condition had significantly greater effects on reading achievement and off-task behavior control. No…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Education, Higher Education