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Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl; Wycoff-Horn, Marcie – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2017
Adoption of the edTPA as part of new teacher licensing and/or program approval requirements has created heated discussions among teacher educators. Among the discussion topics is the supposition that state-level bureaucrats have been the sole source of the decision to require the edTPA, with little input from the preparation programs. This article…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Teacher Certification, Partnerships in Education, State Agencies
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Plotner, Anthony J.; Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rose, Chad A.; Carlson-Britting, Kinsey B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Students with disabilities lag behind peers without disabilities in most postsecondary outcome areas such as employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Numerous initiatives aimed at supporting students as they transition from school to adult life have received attention over the last few decades. These initiatives include those…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Transition Plans, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Ruppar, Andrea; Roberts, Carly; Olson, Amy Jo – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
Given recent increased attention to teacher evaluation, it is imperative to understand the expertise teachers need to educate students with severe disabilities. In this grounded theory study, the authors interviewed nine special education faculty who specialize in severe disabilities about the job-related skills and qualities exhibited by expert…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Expertise, Teacher Competencies, Severe Disabilities
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Harvey, Michael W.; Yssel, Nina; Jones, Ruth E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
In this study, the authors represent an exploratory investigation of current preparation of preservice teachers related to response to intervention (RTI) in institutions of higher education (IHEs) in the Office of Special Education Program (OSEP) Regional Resource and Federal Centers (RRFCs) North Central Region and Pennsylvania. In this study,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Investigations
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Gettinger, Maribeth; Stoiber, Karen; Koscik, Rebecca – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2008
In this article, the effectiveness of pre-service training that focuses on collaborative consultation and positive behavior support for treatment of challenging behaviors is evaluated. The effectiveness of an 8-month training program is evaluated for three participant groups: (a) 16 advanced undergraduate and master's-level students who received…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Self Efficacy, Program Effectiveness, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Huai, Nan; Braden, Jeffery P.; White, Jennifer L.; Elliott, Stephen N. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
This quasi-experimental study examined the effectiveness of Assessing One and All (AOA), a Web-based teacher professional development program. AOA was designed to enhance teachers' assessment literacy and skills in general and inclusive educational assessment practices. Fifty-five teachers from Arizona, South Carolina, and Wisconsin participated…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Program Effectiveness, Faculty Development
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Caro, Patricia; McLean, Mary; Browning, Ellen; Hains, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2002
Eight faculty members from five different campuses across the state of Wisconsin collaboratively taught a seminar course in early childhood special education through distance education technologies. A description of the course development and implementation is provided followed by summaries of the qualitative and quantitative analyses of student…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Seminars, Distance Education, Program Improvement
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Drecktrah, Mary E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2000
A survey of 212 Wisconsin special educators found the majority were expected to supervise paraeducators but had no preservice education or inservice from their school system. Ninety percent felt teacher-educator institutions should educate preservice educators and indicated topics that should be covered. Respondents' challenges to working with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Paraprofessional School Personnel