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Brownell, Mary T.; Leko, Melinda M. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2018
In this article, the authors provide a response to the special issue on "The Science of Teacher Professional Development: Iterative Design Studies Across Content Areas." In doing so, they present the framework of professional development (PD) enactment developed by Mary Kennedy and apply it to the three studies highlighted in this…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Educational Research
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Butler, Anne; Monda-Amaya, Lisa – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Challenging behavior can have adverse effects on both students and teachers, and preservice teachers often report feeling ill prepared to manage this behavior. The purpose of this study was to examine (a) preservice teacher perceptions of student and teacher behavior during scenarios of challenging behavior, (b) alternative solutions or strategies…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Behavior Problems
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West, Jane E.; Shepherd, Katharine G. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
When the Higher Education Consortium for Special Education (HECSE) convened in January 2016 in Washington, we celebrated both IDEA's and HECSE's 40th anniversaries. As we reflected on those two anniversaries, the convictions that generated this special issue became increasingly evident: the irrevocable significance of the impact of public policy…
Descriptors: Reflection, Public Policy, Advocacy, Special Education Teachers
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Keller, Clayton; Al-Hendawi, Maha; Abuelhassan, Hadeel – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
The provision of special education for students with disabilities depends upon the availability of well-qualified special educators, which, in turn, depends upon the availability and characteristics of preparation programs. In countries of the world where special education systems are still developing the capacity to provide the education that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education, International Cooperation
Billingsley, Glenna M.; Scheuermann, Brenda K. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2014
Teacher educators of pre-service teachers of students with special needs face challenges in providing the unique knowledge and skills required of highly qualified special education teachers. The emerging use of various forms of virtual technology, however, offers realistic solutions to these problems. This systematic review of literature examines…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Educational Opportunities
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McCall, Zach; McHatton, Patricia Alvarez; Shealey, Monika Williams – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2014
Teacher preparation has been under intense scrutiny in recent years. In order for preparation of special education teacher candidates to remain viable, candidate assessment practices must apply practices identified in the extant literature base, while special education teacher education researchers must extend this base with rigorous efforts to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers, Special Education
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Dieker, Lisa; Wienke, Wilfred; Straub, Carrie; Finnegan, Lisa – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2014
In this article, the authors provide a summary of the current techniques being used to recruit, retain, and support a diverse range of scholars, including students with disabilities, in a doctoral program. The manuscript provides a summary of the current need for leadership personnel who are scholars with knowledge in special education, general…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Leadership
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Spooner, Fred; Algozzine, Bob; Wood, Charles L.; Hicks, S. Christy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
Researchers have conducted two prior longitudinal retrospective syntheses of the journal "Teacher Education and Special Education." The present authors' approach is different; they analyze only the content published during their tenure as editors. They define big ideas that they believe are representative of what they published. They found that…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Research Methodology, Disabilities, Program Descriptions
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Simonsen, Brandi; Myers, Diane; DeLuca, Carla – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
Classroom management skills are critical for teachers. Yet teachers receive little training in classroom management, and empirical research on teacher training in classroom management is lacking. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of explicit training and performance feedback on teachers' implementation of three classroom…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, Teacher Behavior, Social Behavior
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Dieker, Lisa A.; Lane, Holly B.; Allsopp, David H.; O'Brien, Chris; Butler, Tyran Wright; Kyger, Maggie; Lovin, LouAnn; Fenty, Nicole S. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
A process was developed to create Web-based video models of effective instructional practices for use in teacher education settings. Three video models, created at three university sites, demonstrated exemplary implementation of specific, evidence-based strategies in reading, math, and science. Video models of strategies were field tested with…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Models
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Mitchem, Katherine; Koury, Kevin; Fitzgerald, Gail; Hollingsead, Candice; Miller, Kevin; Tsai, Hui-Hsien; Zha, Shenghua – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
Interactive, multimedia cases with technology supports present new ways of teaching and learning in teacher education. In this mixed-methods, naturalistic study, the authors investigate how and what participants learn from multimedia cases and, in particular, how instructional implementation affects learning outcomes from multimedia cases.…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Education Courses, Teaching Methods, Multimedia Instruction
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Miller, Kevin J.; Koury, Kevin A.; Fitzgerald, Gail E.; Hollingsead, Candice; Mitchem, Katherine J.; Tsai, Hui-Hsien; Park, Meeaeng Ko – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
Concept maps are commonly used in a variety of educational settings as a learning aid or instructional tool. Additionally, their potential as a research tool has been recognized. This article defines features of concept maps, describes the use of pre- and postconcept maps as a research tool, and offers a protocol for employing concept maps as an…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Research Tools, Education Courses, Maps
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Gallagher, Peggy A.; Vail, Cynthia O.; Monda-Amaya, Lisa – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2008
As collaborative instruction for students with disabilities becomes a prominent practice, teacher educators must examine prospective educators' views on these practices. Researchers analyzed reflective journal entries of 41 masters-level teacher certification students in a class on collaboration. Several themes emerged through content analysis…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Student Journals, Teacher Certification, Content Analysis
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Manning, John P.; Gaudelli, William – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
In this paper, we examine some modern myths of poverty and special education. Mythology has been a staple of curriculum for many years, particularly in the early grades. Students study mythology to understand historical societies, unearthing cultural values and mores communicated through fables. Not so benign are myths related to poverty and…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Social Values
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Cramer, Elizabeth; Nevin, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
A mixed methodology approach was used to study the relationship between general and special educators who were co-teaching. On two co-teacher assessment instruments, sums of ratings from special educators and general elementary and secondary educators in an urban multicultural school district in the southeastern USA were similar to those obtained…
Descriptors: Children, Special Education Teachers, Research Methodology, Teacher Attitudes
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