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Juarez, Sara Werner; Purper, Cammy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2018
In the past decade and a half, measurable outcomes of teacher performance and student achievement have moved to the forefront of education policy. Researchers have identified a gap in special education teacher preparation research and have called for the re-envisioning of current educational models, emphasizing a focus on effective methods in…
Descriptors: Models, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Special Education Teachers
Hoover, John J.; Soltero-González, Lucinda – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2018
Special educators assume an essential leadership role in school-wide multilayered instructional systems for teaching culturally and linguistically diverse learners with and without disabilities, including learners at risk of being inappropriately referred for special education. Research findings from a model demonstration project are presented…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Culturally Relevant Education, Disabilities, Primary Education
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Darling, Sharon M.; Dukes, Charles; Hall, Kalynn – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
The theoretical base that supports human universals served as a model for proposing special education teacher education universals. The human universals model is explained and put forth as a basis for identifying special education teacher education universals. Twenty-four English language journals from different countries representing four…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Educational Principles, Theory Practice Relationship, Models
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Unzueta, Caridad H.; Moores-Abdool, Whitney; Vazquez Donet, Dolores – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
The authors explore the perceptions related to cohort education models (CEMs) of special education professors and doctoral students at a Carnegie-designated research extensive university in a multicultural, urban area in the southeastern United States. Three themes emerged: (a) Organizational efficiency of CEMs and benefits to student learning…
Descriptors: School Administration, Urban Areas, Special Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Bradley-Klug, Kathy L.; Shapiro, Edward S.; DuPaul, George J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1997
Describes a school-based collaborative consultation model that was designed and field-tested to increase the core knowledge of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and to improve effective intervention skills of junior-high-school staff. Evaluation by personnel in 57 participating school districts indicated the model was successful in…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Consultation Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Studies
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Roth, Marta A.; Miller, Sue Ellen – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1991
This study examined transdisciplinary teaming as a means to enhance integrated related service instruction for individuals with disabilities. Results of a survey of 12 preservice students studying special education or adapted physical education indicated that their perceptions and comfort in working across disciplines were more positive after…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Patriarca, Linda A.; Lamb, Margaret A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
A practicum model was designed to prepare secondary special education teachers to be collaborative decision makers and reflective practitioners. Over the course of the practicum, the nine participants were found to exhibit more reflective thinking, and collaboration with their peers seemed to assist in developing effective instructional…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Consultation Programs, Cooperative Programs, Critical Thinking
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Schnorr, Janice M. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1995
Teachers' perceptions of incentives and deterrents for teaching special education, teachers' movements between districts over a 5-year period, and teachers' future professional goals were queried through a survey of 484 Alaska special education teachers conducted by the Alaska Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD). Retention of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility
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Bay, Mary; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1994
A prereferral model consisting of three components (information sharing sessions, peer exchange sessions, and peer coaching teams) was implemented in two inner-city elementary schools. Emphasis was on teachers assisting each other in generating solutions for student learning or behavior problems. Referral rates indicated that participants referred…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Elementary Education, Helping Relationship, Inner City
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Rude, Harvey A.; Lee, Patricia A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
The paper describes Colorado's needs-based special education programs and investigates the most useful predictive performance measures for 100 students enrolled in a teacher education preservice program, analyzing such factors as the relationship between admission criteria and student teaching performance. Recommendations for revisions in…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Admission Criteria, Disabilities, Education Majors
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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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David, William J.; de Hoop, Wietse – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1980
The article describes revisions in the Field Study Interaction Approach (FSIA), a noncategorical teacher education approach combining increased practicum experience and competency based instruction with affective components related to self concept. Results of a second study of FSIA are reported. (CL)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Disabilities, Models, Practicums