Source: Teacher Education and Special Education, 36(3): 186-203. August, 2013
This longitudinal study explored elementary and special education pre-service teachers’ perceptions of inclusion as they partnered for a classroom management course and a field placement in K-5 classrooms.
The authors conducted a survey which examined the preservice teachers' attitudes toward Inclusion.
The findings indicate statistically significant changes in the elementary pre-service teachers, but no change in the special education pre-service teachers. Implications for teacher educators are provided.