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Collaboration by Design: Integrating Core Pedagogical Content and Special Education Methods Courses in a Preservice Secondary Education Program
The purpose in this article was to describe key aspects of the design, implementation, and initial evaluation of the innovative preservice secondary education teacher education program. The authors focused on the collaborative efforts of faculty in general education and special education departments to prepare future secondary teachers to use inclusive instructional practices to meet the needs of students with disabilities. The collaborative instructional design was based on a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) perspective to give preservice teachers opportunities to explore models of both inclusionary teaching and UDL lesson design. This collaboration between general education and special education teacher education faculty enhanced both the teaching of the methods courses and the candidates learning related to meeting the diverse learning needs of students within their teaching.
Updated: Jan. 19, 2014
In this study, the author examines the outcomes of the use of a project-based online Professional development (PD) approach with in-service teachers of K-12 students with disabilities. The findings from the qualitative study indicate that each of the four student participants improved in the area of performance that was targeted by the teachers' PD.
Updated: May. 13, 2009