NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 16 to 30 of 644 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
de Klerk, Monique; de Klerk, Werner – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
An inclusive educational setting is a model in which educators must have empathic sensitivity, which will enable them to identify the different needs of the various learners. However, there is gap in research concerning educators' own experiences regarding empathy within inclusive classrooms. This qualitative study with a phenomenological research…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Empathy, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Faraclas, Kara L. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Co-teaching is a promising practice for educating students with disabilities in regular education classes. However, teachers often report being given co-teaching assignments without requisite training. Without adequate preparation, many teachers have difficulty conceptualizing co-teaching as a model and working collaboratively as teaching…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Team Teaching, Models, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hamdan, Mohammed Akram – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The present study aimed to develop a proposed training program based on DTT to improve the nonverbal communication skills in children with ASD. To achieve the objective of the study, the author developed a scale of non-verbal communication skills consisted of (20 items) measures attention and eye contact, imitation and using the signal,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Nonverbal Communication, Communication Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Owusu, Isaac; Enoch, Acheampong; Mprah, Wisdom Kwadwo; Vampere, Hashani – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
There is heightened concern about the need to provide equal access to education for children with disability. Children with disability form part of the many disadvantaged groups who are denied access to education. A qualitative approach with descriptive design was used to study the perceptions of parents in the Wa West district of the Upper West…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Equal Education, Access to Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ruppar, Andrea L.; Bal, Aydin; Gonzalez, Taucia; Love, Larry; McCabe, Kate – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Research conducted in collaboration with practitioners has the potential to transform the relationship between research and practice by embedding the research process in the contexts of schools and communities. Collaborative research is well suited to improve inclusive education, because inclusive education reform is situated in local contexts. In…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Educational Research, Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Rasmitadila; Tambunan, Anna Riana Suryanti; Rachmadtullah, Reza – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore teachers' perceptions of the level of readiness and the factors that constrain the state elementary schools to become inclusive elementary schools. This study used a quantitative approach with the type of survey research involving 115 respondent,s public elementary school teachers in the area of Bogor City…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Noll, Anna; Roth, Jurgen; Scholz, Markus – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
How can barriers in reading be reduced? Adding symbols to assignments could be one possibility for enhancing readability and, therefore, providing students with poor reading skills with access to learning material. This qualitative interview and eye-tracking study aims to acquire a first insight into how students rate and perceive the addition of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Pictorial Stimuli, Reading Skills, Reading Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Majoko, Tawanda – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The shift in paradigm from exclusion to inclusion in education in Zimbabwe, in alignment with the global world, has resulted in a significant number of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) being educated in mainstream primary school classrooms. Consequently, new demands are being made on teachers who are not necessarily adequately…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Orru, S. E. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Education is a fundamental right of citizens. To guarantee this right, legislation was implemented so disabled students could access and remain in schools. This movement was called inclusion. Despite the legislation established, many students have suffered from pseudoinclusion, because despite them having physical access to the school, the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Inclusion, Civil Rights, Access to Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Freeman-Green, Shaqwana; Test, David W.; Holzberg, Debra – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Benefits of graduating with a college degree include higher earnings, lower unemployment rates, improved health, and increased job satisfaction. A number of college-ready programs are offered to help prepare students for postsecondary education and careers (e.g., advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, dual enrollment, Tech Prep);…
Descriptors: Disabilities, College Preparation, Postsecondary Education, Inclusion
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Alzahrani, Sultan – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
This modified narrative study is an exploration of the perceptions of two special educators who experienced the dramatic changes in the New Orleans public school system as a result of Hurricane Katrina. The participants in this study will consist of two special education professionals (See Table 1). From their perspectives, the reader shall gain a…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Public Schools, Natural Disasters, Educational Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Al-Attiyah, Asma; Mahasneh, Randa – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
This study aimed at assessing the quality of life of Qatar University students with disability and its relation to their academic adjustment and performance. Seventy (70) students, 31 males, and 39 females participated in the study during the spring of 2017. Participants with sensory (visual or hearing impairments) numbered 25, with physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, College Students, Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Temesgen, Zelalem – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify challenges that students with visual disabilities faced in the primary schools of Weldeya town in Ethiopia. Principals, students with visual disabilities and teachers were invited to take part in the study. With this, a phenomenological design was used to investigate the experience of participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Principals
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Blinov, Leonid V.; Blinova, Lubov N.; Makarova, Inna A.; Shafranova, Olga E. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The paper deals with the issues of psychological and pedagogical support of the academic staff working with students with disabilities in the context of inclusive education. The relevance of the research is due to the difficulties in implementing the inclusive approach in Russian higher schools and need to train academic staff in working with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Odongo, George – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
In Kenya, the subject of parental participation has not received much attention in terms of research, and roles of parents in their children's education are not normally well defined (Njeru, 2015). Based on observations, reports and research, parental participation remains low especially in the rural areas. This paper will discuss the barriers to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Parent Participation, Disabilities, Nongovernmental Organizations
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  43