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Kleinhammer-Tramill, Jeannie; Tramill, James L.; Westbrook, Alonzo – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
In response to the current federal initiative to evaluate the impact of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Personnel Preparation program, the authors summarize prior efforts to evaluate the program and identify common themes and gaps in that work. Also, the authors pose issues and questions for those who seek to understand the impact…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, Special Education, Federal Aid
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Arthaud, Tamara J.; Aram, Roberta J.; Breck, Susan E.; Doelling, Jane E.; Bushrow, Kathy M. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2007
As P-12 education changes to meet the needs of children and federal and state regulations, teacher education must change to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills expected of today's educators. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and No Child Left Behind Act increased opportunities for students with disabilities to be educated…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Cooperation
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Harbort, Gina; Gunter, Philip L.; Hull, Karla; Brown, Queen; Venn, Martha L.; Wiley, Larry P.; Wiley, Ellen W. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2007
Researchers examined roles and actions of members of "co-teaching" teams including a special educator and a regular educator in a public high school. Observational data were collected using momentary time sampling procedures. Results indicated that regular educators presented material to students in 29.93% of observed intervals; special…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Lienemann, Torri Ortiz; Reid, Robert – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) is a well-established, thoroughly validated instructional model. In this article, we discuss the rationale and steps for implementing it. We also provide practical information for use in teaching and evaluating strategy instruction. This article is intended to guide teacher educators as they help future…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teacher Educators, Educational Strategies, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Thompson, Sandra J.; Lazarus, Sheryl S.; Clapper, Ann T.; Thurlow, Martha L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and the 2004 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA 904) raise the achievement expectations of all students, including students with disabilities. These requirements place new responsibilities on institutions of higher education and state educational agencies…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Objectives, State Standards, Educational Improvement
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Simon, Joan B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act mandates that free, appropriate, public education (FAPE) be provided to children with educationally-defined disabilities. The Individualized Education Program (IEP) requirement (i.e., team meeting and document) is the method for providing FAPE to children. Previous research has failed to consider…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Disabilities
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Dukes, Lyman L., III; Shaw, Stan F. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2004
Students with disabilities have begun to make significant strides with regard to the fulfillment of traditional adult roles. Though not perfect, transition planning has improved the outcomes for students with disabilities who enter college and matriculate. However, many barriers still exist for students with disabilities who have a desire to…
Descriptors: Excellence in Education, Staff Development, Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services
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Campbell-Whatley, Gloria D. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
The present article serves as an introduction to a special issue on recruiting and retaining culturally and linguistically diverse populations into the field of special education. Members of the Diversity Committee of the Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and selected guest were invited authors.…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Disabilities, Teaching Skills, Teacher Educators
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Dooley, Elizabeth A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
Many universities are grappling with the issue of diversifying the faculty lines in higher education. While this appears to be a global issue across disciplines, those of us who are in special education may find it to be of greater concern because special education legislation, the Individuals with disabilities Act (IDEA) strongly supports…
Descriptors: Special Education, Diversity (Faculty), Ethnicity, Faculty Recruitment
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Hardman, Michael L.; West, Jane – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
This article reviews the history of national policy for personnel preparation under Part D of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and offers some recommendations for federal policy that may increase special education faculty. It concludes that higher education must develop new ways of communicating its importance to policy makers.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Faculty Recruitment, Federal Aid
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Kleinhammer-Tramill, Jeannie; Fiori, Thomas A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
This article provides an historical analysis of federal support for personnel preparation in special education. The evolution of the program is traced in terms of its continued emphasis on increasing and improving the quality of special education personnel as well as building capacity for preparation of future personnel. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational History, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Kleinhammer-Tramill, Jeannie – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
This article describes federal initiatives to support preparation of regular educators to serve students with disabilities through the eras of mainstreaming, the Regular Education Initiative, inclusion, and promoting access to the general education curriculum. Trends in the number of personnel preparation projects that support preparation of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational History
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Werts, Margaret Gessler; Mamlin, Nancy; Pogoloff, Susan Mayfield – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2002
More than five million IEP conferences are conducted each year. Despite the number of meetings, many IEPs are not educationally useful or legally correct. A common concern for principals and special education directors hiring new special education teachers is their lack of information concerning IEP development and experience establishing parent…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Parent Participation, Workshops, Parent School Relationship
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Lauritzen, Paul; Friedman, Stephen J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1993
This paper describes the current status of teacher supply and demand in both special and general education, presents examples of the kinds of data and analyses which comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and discusses how educational policymaking might be affected by the mandate to project future personnel needs. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Data Analysis, Data Collection, Disabilities
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