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Hassan, Abdulhameed Saeed; Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Hemdan – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the performance of three groups of students, gifted hearing students (GH), average-ability hearing students (AH), and deaf students (DF) on mathematical ability. The sample consisted of a total of 167 students (91 males and 76 females). Deaf students came from the Al-Amal School (an inclusive school for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Deafness, Hearing (Physiology)
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Kharade, Kalpana; Ha, Huong; Ubale, Amol – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
Disaster risk management (DRM) education to visually impaired (VI) students has posed a great challenge to worldwide educators. International aid agencies report that people with disabilities have often been excluded from several educational interventions to manage disaster risks. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure that people with…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Risk Management, Visual Impairments, Foreign Countries
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Kanevsky, Lannie – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
Pedagogical shifts favouring collaborative learning and findings of recent studies have raised concerns regarding the claim that gifted students prefer to learn alone. The purpose of this study was to further investigate if, when and how high ability learners want to work with or without others. The distributions of 416 high ability students (n =…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning, Independent Study, Student Surveys
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Schmidt, Casey; Bonds-Raacke, Jennifer – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
Video self-modeling (VSM) is a type of intervention that has been developed to assist students in viewing themselves successfully in a wide variety of domains. The present study was designed to analyze the effects of VSM on children with autism spectrum disorder in an academic setting, with specific focus on improving on-task behavior and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Self Concept
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Schmidt, Casey; Bonds-Raacke, Jennifer – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
Video self-modeling (VSM) is a type of intervention that has been developed to assist students in viewing themselves successfully in a wide variety of domains. The present study was designed to analyze the effects of VSM on children with autism spectrum disorder in an academic setting, with specific focus on improving on-task behavior and…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Video Technology
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Embury, Dusty Columbia; Kroeger, Stephen D. – International Journal of Special Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of co-teachers. Students with disabilities are more than twice as likely as their peers without disabilities to leave school early (Kortering & Braziel, 2002; Wilson & Michaels, 2006). Students in two inclusive classrooms in an urban middle school participated in interviews about…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Role, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Barrett, David C.; Fish, Wade W. – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
This causal-comparative study evaluated a 30-week chess instructional program implemented within special education math classes for students in the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades in a suburban middle school located in the southwestern United States. An analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was utilized to compare the adjusted means for the comparison…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Mathematics Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis
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McCallum, Elizabeth; Schmitt, Ara J. – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
The Taped Problems intervention is an evidence-based practice that involves a self-monitored, audio-recording procedure in which students follow along with automated recordings of math facts and their solutions. A multiple-probes-across-tasks design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Taped Problems intervention on the division-fact…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mental Retardation, Mathematics Instruction, Arithmetic
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Cihak, David F.; Castle, Kristin – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
Forty eighth grade students with and without learning disabilities in an inclusive classroom participated in an adapted Step-Up to Writing (Auman, 2002) intervention program. The intervention targeted expository essays and composing topic, detail, transitional, and concluding sentences. A repeated-measures ANOVA indicated that both students with…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Sentences, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Mastergeorge, Ann M. – International Journal of Special Education, 2010
The rising incidence of autism and placement in general education necessitates a greater understanding of the impact of educational placement on academic achievement for adolescents with autism. In the present study, the academic profiles of adolescents with autism who have been educated in inclusive and self-contained settings are described using…
Descriptors: Autism, Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Fore, Cecil, III; Boon, Richard T.; Martin, Christopher – International Journal of Special Education, 2007
There has been a recent emphasis on improving the academic performance of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Improving the academic performance of students with EBD is especially important in the current accountability era in which there is much emphasis placed on performance of standardized tests. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Middle School Students, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Oswald, Donald P.; Best, Al M.; Coutinho, Martha J. – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
The purpose of this study was to investigate factors related to placement in special education for males and females. The conceptual approach included individual, family, and school characteristics believed to influence educational performance and outcomes with emphasis was given to variables for with evidence of differential effects for males and…
Descriptors: Special Education, Gender Differences, Influences, Student Placement
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Girgin, Umit – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
The purpose of the current study is to evaluate the reading comprehension of hearing impaired 8th graders who are being trained through an auditory-oral approach. The evaluation is conducted through miscue analysis using complex stories. To realize this aim, the following research questions are formulated. (1) To what extent do hearing impaired…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Semantics, Syntax, Deafness