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Parchomiuk, Monika – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The article presents research results of a study aimed at determining the correlation between empathy understood as a personality disposition and general attitudes towards individuals with disability. The sample consisted of 300 special education teachers working with persons with intellectual disabilities in primary and secondary schools and…
Descriptors: Empathy, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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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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Altinbas, Orkun; Tokel, Aytac; Dagli, Gokmen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to enable teachers to evaluate the crisis management skills of the administrators in terms of school development. The study has been carried out on a sample group consisting of 376 teachers (sample) working in 10 secondary schools and high schools. The study is a survey research based on the use of a quantitative method.…
Descriptors: School Administration, Administrators, Crisis Management, Secondary Schools
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Marshall, Sheila; Goessling, Kristen; Young, Richard; Wozniak-Molnar, Agnieszka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The transition from elementary to middle or high school is an important experience common to most adolescents in North America. However, very little research has been conducted to understand the experiences of students with a disability status and the stakeholders involved in the transition. Clearly, there is a need to generate information that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Students with Disabilities, Parents, Parent Student Relationship
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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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Opie, Jill – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The inclusion and equity of mainstream education for Australian students with vision impairment was considered in this phenomenological study of seven students' experiences. Using Interpretative Phenomenology Analysis, the theme of technology was viewed as significant. Participants revealed a combination of ineffective technology for accessing…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Visual Impairments, Assistive Technology, Foreign Countries
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Haakma, Ineke; Janssen, Marleen; Minnaert, Alexander – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Research on Self-Determination Theory has shown that teachers' need-supportive behaviour is associated with student motivation and engagement. The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at increasing the motivation of students with congenital and acquired deafblindness by enhancing teachers' need-supportive…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Deaf Blind, Foreign Countries
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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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Bamu, Beryl Ndongwa; De Schauwer, Elisabeth; Verstraete, Sara; Van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Although some initiatives are implemented in the education of students with hearing impairments in the regular school, challenges are still encountered in their education. This article which is part of the results from an ongoing qualitative study in the North-West region of Cameroon addresses the different initiatives and challenges involved with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Hearing Impairments, Secondary School Students, Qualitative Research
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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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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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Liang, Limeng; Gao, Xuesong – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This article reports on a mixed-method inquiry into pre-service and in-service secondary school teachers' knowledge about Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and attitudes toward students with this disorder in Hong Kong. The inquiry revealed no differences between pre-service and in-service secondary school teachers concerning their…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Attitudes, Sociocultural Patterns
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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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