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Molfese, Dennis L.; Molfese, Victoria J.; Kelly, Spencer – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2001
This article provides an introduction to the use of event-related potential (ERP) approaches to study language processes. First, a brief history of the emergence of this technology is presented, followed by definitions, a theoretical overview, and a practical guide to conducting ERP studies. Examples of language studies that use this technique are…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Evaluation Methods
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Gerber, Paul J.; Popp, Patricia A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2000
This article contains a series of recommendations to improve collaborative teaching culled from interviews with administrators, teachers, parents, and students from 10 schools. General recommendations addressing service delivery, administrative, and communication issues are included, along with training recommendations for new and indirectly…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Neal, Caroline – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1984
The article discusses the characteristics of holistic teachers, noting that such teachers respect children's learning capacities to help learning happen. She suggests that holistic teachers are children who have managed to grow up still learners. (CL)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Holistic Approach, Teacher Characteristics
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Osgood, Robert L. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1984
The article reviews the origins of the intelligence testing movement in the U.S., discusses the difficulties inherent in measuring intelligence, and considers alternatives to current LD identification procedures. (CL)
Descriptors: Disability Identification, History, Intelligence, Intelligence Tests
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Moses, Nelson; Papish, Marion Alexis – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1984
The paper argues that the criterion form-referenced (CFR) concept contradicts the philosophy and definition of mainstreaming, whereas a cognitive conceptualization constitutes a more appropriate framework for designing and assessing mainstreaming. Learning from a cognitive perspective that emphasizes self-regulation is reviewed. Specific examples…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming
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Morrison, Gale M.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1985
Sources of variability in identification of children for learning disabilities include teacher bias, peer tolerance, socioeconomic status, and assessment variability. Implications of these variables for research design and sampling are noted. (CL)
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Learning Disabilities, Research Methodology
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McNutt, Gaye – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The author introduces 10 articles on language arts and learning disabilities (LD) and presents evidence for her contention that reading should be viewed within the context of a general model of language. For related information see EC 132 759-768. (CL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Learning Disabilities, Reading Instruction
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Harber, Jean R. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The paper explores several issues which effect the accurate assessment of language and reading disorders and, thus, of discrepancy between expected potential and actual achievement. For related information see EC 132 758-768. (Author)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disability Identification, Evaluation Methods, Language Handicaps
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Poteet, James A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The article presents an approach to informal assessment of written expression which allows the teacher to determine the skills acquired and correctly used by the student, the skills needing remediation, and the skills to be introduced. For related information see EC 132 758-767. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Assessment, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities
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Harber, Jean R. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
This article suggests ways in which the consumer of educational research can critically evaluate research reports in terms of sample and methodology, design and statistical treatment, and results and interpretation. The reader is alerted to sources of deliberate and nondeliberate bias and to fallacious use and/or interpretation of statistics.…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Methodology
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Heron, Timothy E.; Skinner, Michael E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
The paper delineates three observable and measurable variables in the regular classroom (response opportunity, teacher-student interaction, and social acceptance) which the placement team can use to make the initial placement decision and to evaluate educational progress in the future for learning disabled students. (Author)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming
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Hanna, Gerald S.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
The article reviews the literature on the quantification of achievement-aptitude differences in learning disabled students, outlines and discusses criteria for new and more adequate procedures, and presents step-by-step procedures that can be routinely followed. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Children, Disability Identification
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Freund, Judith H.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
Aspects considered include cognitive and social development, the preschool prediction of learning disabilities, patterns of environmental processes in learning disabilities and mental retardation, environmental disadvantages, and biological determinants. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Disability Identification
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Adelman, Howard S.; Taylor, Linda – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
Focus is on a conceptualization of initial assessment and consultation, the problem-solving paradigm as a framework for guiding this activity, and a description of procedures and initial data from a demonstration program. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leigh, James E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The article discusses the Division of Children with Learning Disabilities (DCLD) Code of Ethics and Competencies for Teachers of Learning Disabled Children and Youth and reviews each of its stated purposes related to: teacher training programs, certification standards, employment criteria, and monitoring of ongoing professional practices.…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Professional Associations
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