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Lee, Frances Lai Mui; Tracey, Danielle; Barker, Katrina; Fan, Jesmond C. M.; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
Despite attempts of educators and policy makers in promoting inclusive education through training and provision of extra resources, it remains unclear what is the most influential factor that may reduce teachers' resistance to and increase their advocacy of inclusive education. Teachers who have been trained in special education are usually…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Special Education Teachers
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Roberts, Rachel M.; Moar, Kathy; Scott, Rhys – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
There has been almost no investigation of reports produced by interdisciplinary teams. Feedback was obtained from 30 teachers regarding a typical (but fictional) report written by the Children's Assessment Team at Flinders Medical Centre. Quantitative and thematic analysis revealed that the same features that contribute to the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Research Reports, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
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Headley, Clea J.; Campbell, Marilyn A. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
This study investigated the ability of primary school teachers to recognise and refer children with anxiety symptoms. Two hundred and ninety-nine primary school teachers completed a questionnaire exploring their recognition and referral responses to five hypothetical vignettes that described boys and girls with varying severity of anxiety…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Teachers, Referral, Anxiety
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Wan, Ming Wai – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2007
A longitudinal study tested the hypothesis that rapid cognitive improvement adversely affects young children's long-term memories encoded prior to cognitive transition. Seventy-one Year One (five- to six-year-old) children were assessed for recall for event and educationally-relevant information and cognitive ability (in operational reasoning) at…
Descriptors: Long Term Memory, Cognitive Ability, Longitudinal Studies, Foreign Countries
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Blythe, John M. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2006
This pilot study investigated the efficacy of "Phonics Alive 2: The Sound Blender", a computer-based phonological skills training program, delivered with both at-home and at-school components over a 10-week period, as a potential treatment of phonological dyslexia. Participants were 20 dyslexic primary students with an average delay of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Dyslexia, Interaction, Decoding (Reading)
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Bourne, Roger J.; Whiting, Paul R. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2004
Although research has established that phonological awareness is a predictor of future reading skill, the effects of variant vs. contiguous presentations of grapheme-phoneme correspondences as part of a teaching program have not been examined. A variant presentation is one in which there is a mismatch between the letter and sound or sound and…
Descriptors: Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Spelling, Intervention, Phonological Awareness
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Street, Helen; Hoppe, David; Kingsbury, David; Ma, Tony – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2004
This study examines the use of a cooperative physical games program "The Game Factory" on social behaviour among children. Children are required to work together towards positive collective outcomes. A pretest-intervention-posttest design is used. Parents and teachers assessed 90 Australian primary school children in two experimental…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Family Environment, Educational Environment