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This qualitative study was designed to explore one approach to improving teacher preparation with respect to parent/professional partnerships. An undergraduate course for preservice special educators was modified to provide students with multiple opportunities for meaningful interaction with parents of children with disabilities. Results suggest that student dispositions changed from viewing parents as uncaring, uninvolved, and unknowledgeable to valuing them as experts on the child and partners in the decision-making process.
Updated: Oct. 02, 2008
Investigating Student Attitudes Toward a Synchronous, Online Graduate Course in a Multi-User Virtual Learning Environment*
The article describes a study which combined science content and pedagogy with video game design in a graduate science education course. The distance education course was designed for inservice science teachers, with the objective of advancing student achievement and interest in science by integrating video game technology into the curriculum. Results revealed positive student attitudes toward the course satisfaction.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2008