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Wang, Wen-Ling; Kuo, Chang-Yuan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The authors proposed a positive discipline, well-being and teaching effectiveness model that suggested that teachers' positive discipline would facilitate students' well-being and effective teaching, and students' well-being would play a mediating role in the association between positive discipline and teaching effectiveness. The model was tested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Positive Reinforcement, Well Being
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Schwab, Susanne; Wimberger, Tanja; Mamas, Christoforos – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Research indicates that children with hearing impairment are at higher risk regarding their social participation in school compared to their hearing peers. The purpose of this study was to investigate the social participation of 7th Grade students with hearing impairment in inclusive classrooms. Data from 62 7th Grade students across three…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Student Participation, Peer Relationship
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Bishara, Saied; Kaplan, Shani – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The purpose of the research was to examine the correlation between locus of control and metacognitive knowledge in math and math achievement among students with learning disabilities. We examined 30 eighth grade pupils with learning disabilities and 30 other pupils all of whom studied in a heterogeneous class in a public school in order to better…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Metacognition, Mathematics Achievement, Learning Disabilities
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Holopainen, Leena; Taipale, Airi; Savolainen, Hannu – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
In this study, the relationship between adolescents' difficulty in mathematics and reading and the influence on academic self-concept and school grades was examined. The participants (N = 585; 299 girls, 286 boys) were one age group of ninth-graders whose mathematics and reading skills were assessed at the end of comprehensive school at age…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Problems, Correlation
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Brydges, Colton; Mkandawire, Paul – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
This article examines the perceptions of inclusive education in Lagos, Nigeria, based upon in-depth interviews conducted with students with visual impairments during the month of July 2013. The results and discussions are situated within critical disability theory. Despite decades of inclusive education policies, the findings of the study show…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Visual Impairments, Inclusion, Foreign Countries
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Wei, Hsi-Sheng; Chang, Heng-Hao; Chen, Ji-Kang – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study examined the prevalence of bullying and victimisation among students in special schools in Taiwan. The sample included 140 students with various disabilities, aged 12-18, from 10 special schools throughout Taiwan. Trained interviewers conducted face-to-face surveys using structured questionnaires. Results show that 31.8% of students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Special Schools
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Skues, Jason L.; Cunningham, Everarda G.; Theiler, Stephen S. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study tests a proposed model of coping outcomes for 290 primary school students in Years 5 and 6 (mean age = 11.50 years) with and without learning disabilities (LDs) within a resource-based framework of coping. Group-administered educational and intelligence tests were used to screen students for LDs. Students also completed a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, Learning Disabilities
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Skrzypiec, Grace; Askell-Williams, Helen; Slee, Phillip; Rudzinski, Adrian – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Students' wellbeing is an essential component of their ability to function well, not only at school but also in all life domains. Many studies have investigated student wellbeing. However, empirical studies about the wellbeing of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are scarce. Furthermore, many studies have adopted a…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Well Being, Mental Health
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Beaulieu-Bergeron, Rebecca; Morin, Diane – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Research suggests that attitudes of typically developing children towards intellectual disability (ID) play an important role in the social integration and acceptance of children with IDs. To date, however, few studies have investigated children's attitudes towards ID. The primary objective of this study was to examine the cognitive, affective,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Grade 5, Grade 6, Student Attitudes
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Taylor, Mark – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
An estimated 20% of all adolescents will experience a depressive disorder by the age of 18, with schools being at the forefront of initiatives to promote resilience and well-being. This study reports on the development of the 24-item Student Perception of Wellbeing Questionnaire (SPWQ), created as a measure of well-being in three areas: exercise,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Investigations
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Dandy, Justine; Durkin, Kevin; Barber, Bonnie L.; Houghton, Stephen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
There are ethnic group differences in academic achievement among Australian students, with Aboriginal students performing substantially below and Asian students above their peers. One factor that may contribute to these effects is societal stereotypes of Australian Asian and Aboriginal students, which may bias teachers' evaluations and influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Educational Objectives, Indigenous Populations, Academic Achievement
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Mu, Guanglun Michael; Wang, Yan; Wang, Zhiqiang; Feng, Yajing; Deng, Meng; Liang, Songmei – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Attitudes, knowledge, and skills are widely recognised as the three pillars of professional competence of inclusive education teachers. Studies emerging from the Chinese context consider these three pillars important for the practice of Learning in Regular Classrooms--an idiosyncratic Chinese form of inclusive education. Our mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Inclusion, Disabilities
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Taneja Johansson, Shruti – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
This article explores stakeholders' awareness of autism and their perspectives on children with autism, in an urban Indian school context. Using an interpretive framework, the article draws on interview data from a study conducted in Kolkata. Findings indicated varying but limited awareness of autism among school staff. Teachers instead described…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Attitude Measures, Teacher Attitudes
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Harma, Kahina; Gombert, Anne; Roussey, Jean-Yves – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
The present study sought to gauge the impact of integrating pupils with disabilities in ordinary schools on the social representations of disability and otherness held by their classmates. In particular, we studied the effects of the disability's visibility--a visible disability (i.e., cerebral palsy) versus a non-visible disability (i.e., severe…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Mainstreaming, Disabilities, Social Distance
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Knesting, Kimberly; Hokanson, Carol; Waldron, Nancy – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
The present qualitative study examined the experiences of nine students with mild disabilities during their first year in an inclusive middle school in a Midwestern state of the United States (US). Data were gathered through interviews with students, teachers, and parents; classroom observations; and document analysis. Following the data analysis,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mild Disabilities, Data Analysis, Mild Mental Retardation
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