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Dieker, Lisa A.; Rodriguez, Jacqueline A.; Lignugaris/Kraft, Benjamin; Hynes, Michael C.; Hughes, Charles E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2014
The future of virtual environments is evident in many fields but is just emerging in the field of teacher education. In this article, the authors provide a summary of the evolution of simulation in the field of teacher education and three factors that need to be considered as these environments further develop. The authors provide a specific…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Virtual Classrooms, Simulated Environment, Electronic Learning
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Andrews, Lanna; Miller, Nikki; Evans, Susan; Smith, Sherrye D. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
This article describes the University of San Francisco's Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential Internship Program, a program designed to meet the need for more fully credentialed teachers trained specifically to work in diverse urban classrooms. Program outcomes indicate it has been enormously successful in recruiting, supporting, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Diversity (Student)
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McLeskey, James; Waldron, Nancy L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2002
Qualitative methods were used to examine teacher perceptions regarding curriculum and instructional changes made as inclusive programs for students with mild disabilities were developed and implemented in six elementary schools. Teachers reported fundamental changes had occurred related to curricular requirements, instructional methods, methods of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Nichols, Amy Sloan; Sosnowsky, Frances LaPlante – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2002
This study with 77 special education teachers examined degrees of burnout and number of heterogeneous disability categories, caseload size, and proportion of students with emotional impairments. Only the proportion of emotionally impaired students affected teacher burnout by increasing depersonalization. Burnout was also related to dissatisfaction…
Descriptors: Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Mild Disabilities, Self Contained Classrooms
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Idol-Maestas, Lorna; Rock, Steve – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1981
To investigate whether research studies on the mildly handicapped have univariate or multivariate research designs, 105 empirical research articles from 1975 to 1979 were reviewed. Factors considered were sample size, type of study, and type of inferential statistic. (SB)
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Multivariate Analysis, Research Design, Research Methodology
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Furey, Eileen M.; Strauch, James D. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1983
The results indicate that, while there is consonance between the self-perceived skills and knowledge of special educators and how regular educators view them, there is an apparent dissonance between how regular educators view themselves and special educators' perceptions of regular elementary teachers. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Knowledge Level, Mild Disabilities, Self Concept
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Lloyd, Sandra; Idol-Maestas, Lorna – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1983
Two computer simulation programs have been developed as instructional aids for preparation of special education teachers: one to assist teachers of the mildly disabled in selecting precise, databased solutions to classroom learning and behavior problems and another to prepare teachers to use direct, curricular-based assessments and to evaluate…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Mild Disabilities, Simulation, Special Education Teachers
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Pugach, Marleen C.; Allen-Meares, Paula – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1985
Presents a rationale for interdisciplinary instruction in collaboration at the preservice level and a series of validated instructional and evaluation activities designed to teach collaborative skills systematically throughout preservice programs in the school-based professions. Instructional activities are listed from introductory to advanced…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mild Disabilities, Preservice Teacher Education
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Waldron, Nancy L.; McLeskey, James; Pacchiano, Debra – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1999
A study interviewed 46 teachers who were teaching in inclusive settings regarding academic achievement, social relationships, and classroom behavior of students with mild disabilities. Teachers perceived students were benefiting from inclusive placements both academically and socially. In addition, fewer students with disabilities manifested…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Elementary Education, Inclusive Schools
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Nowacek, E. Jane; Blanton, Linda P. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1996
A study examined whether instruction in collaborative skills and learning characteristics of students with mild disabilities (MD) would influence 17 preservice elementary education teachers' attitudes toward students with MD, knowledge of learning characteristics, and their instructional planning. Results found differences in instructional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Instructional Development, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Foley, Regina M.; Mundschenk, Nancy A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1997
A national survey of 1,000 secondary school special educators servicing students with mild disabilities yielded 407 responses. Results found that the teachers interacted frequently with general and special educators to share information and infrequently with community service providers. They perceived themselves to have an average to above average…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Mild Disabilities, National Surveys, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Power, Ann R.; Elliott, Raymond, Jr. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
Two surveys of personnel preparation programs in education of the hearing impaired were conducted, to determine teacher educators' opinions on the preparation of teachers to serve learning-disabled and socially/emotionally disturbed hearing-impaired students. The 98 responses indicated a need to modify existing curricula in personnel preparation…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Putnam, M. Lewis; Habanek, Darlene Vanselow – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1993
A national survey of state directors of education concerning the certification requirements for teachers of students with learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, and mild mental retardation found inconsistency in six areas: differing certification levels, differing certification categories, combinations of grade levels and certification…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities, Mild Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation
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Ellis, Edwin S.; Sabornie, Edward J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
Thirteen content-area teachers of mildly disabled adolescents rated six cognitive strategy-based adaptive teaching procedures for facilitating content mastery. The teachers rated the strategies' familiarity, value, use, assistance needed to routinely implement, and reasonableness of being expected to implement. The teachers highly valued and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Learning Strategies, Mild Disabilities, Secondary Education
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Hindman, Sara E.; Polsgrove, Lewis – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1988
This study evaluated the relative effectiveness of two forms of performance feedback with 27 college juniors enrolled in a training program for teachers of mildly handicapped students. Computer-based feedback was demonstrated to be more effective than the traditional field note approach in influencing students to alter their teaching behaviors.…
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Feedback, Higher Education, Mild Disabilities
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