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Teacher Education and Special Education, 1982
The article offers guidelines for severely handicapped personnel preparation programs. Five areas which need to be addressed by such programs are addressed: need for the program, adequacy of resources to develop and maintain the program, staff needs and instructional integrity, program limitation, and a process for program evaluation. (SB)
Descriptors: Models, Program Development, Severe Disabilities, Teacher Education
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Blackhurst, A. Edward – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1979
A curriculum planning model is presented to develop a comprehensive special education teacher preparation program. (CL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Guidelines, Handicapped Children, Higher Education
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Roth, Marta A.; Miller, Sue Ellen – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1991
This study examined transdisciplinary teaming as a means to enhance integrated related service instruction for individuals with disabilities. Results of a survey of 12 preservice students studying special education or adapted physical education indicated that their perceptions and comfort in working across disciplines were more positive after…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Dickens, Virginia J.; Jones, Carroll J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
A training program was developed at Fayetteville (North Carolina) State University to provide educators with theory and skills in special education consultation. The program, which can be embedded into a graduate degree program or stand alone, consists of a theory course, an internship, and a seminar in issues. (JDD)
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Curriculum, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rule, Sarah; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
An in-service training model was developed to encourage collaboration among regular classroom teachers to assist mainstreamed handicapped students. The model encourages teams of educators to undergo training, uses a collegial approach, provides a forum for sharing classroom problems and possible solutions, and provides technical skills for…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Collegiality, Consultation Programs, Cooperative Planning
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Patriarca, Linda A.; Lamb, Margaret A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
A practicum model was designed to prepare secondary special education teachers to be collaborative decision makers and reflective practitioners. Over the course of the practicum, the nine participants were found to exhibit more reflective thinking, and collaboration with their peers seemed to assist in developing effective instructional…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Consultation Programs, Cooperative Programs, Critical Thinking
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Marshall, Kathleen J.; Herrmann, Beth Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
Evaluation of a metacognitive model designed to promote cooperative instruction among 10 regular education and 10 special education preservice teachers found slight changes in attitudes and perceptions. The model included opportunities for cooperative prelesson planning and postlesson evaluations by prospective teachers, and actual delivery of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Higher Education, Lesson Plans
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Golightly, Carolyn Jane – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1988
A review of existing special education training models is presented along with a rationale for preservice training in the transdisciplinary team process. The transdisciplinary process is described, and recommendations for implementation of a transdisciplinary training program in special education teacher preparation are given. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Clark, Charlotte R.; Bott, Deborah A. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1991
Issues are discussed that arose in the training and implementation of the Advanced Learning Environments Model (an approach to restructuring educational services to accommodate full-time mainstreaming of most mildly handicapped elementary students) at two sites. A brief description of the model and sites is followed by specific issues. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Education, Mainstreaming, Mild Disabilities
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Cheney, Christine O.; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
Project NETWORC (Nevada Educational Television Working Out in Rural Communities) is presented as a model for ensuring effective preparation of rural special education teachers by delivering university courses to individuals already working in rural communities. Four courses are offered, each having a video segment, audioteleconferencing segment,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Distance Education
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Schumaker, Jean B.; Clark, Frances L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1990
The nature of strategy instruction combined with prevailing teaching models necessitated that the University of Kansas Institute for Research in Learning Disabilities create a new inservice teacher education format, based on such "best practices" as having ongoing training, requiring active and continued participation by key…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies