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The degree to which special educators serve in a meaningful collaborative capacity in inclusive classrooms has come under scrutiny, and hence, the quality of collaboration training afforded requires examination. This article describes the results of a survey conducted with 53 undergraduate pre-service special education training programs representing 25 states.Results suggest that many of the concerns related to collaboration in public schools are paralleled by those between special and general education in college and university training programs.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
Attitudes and Concerns of Pre-Service Teachers Regarding Inclusion of Students with Disabilities into Regular Schools in Pune, India
This study examined attitudes and concerns of pre-service teachers regarding implementation of inclusive education. Participants were 480 pre-service teachers enrolled in a one year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) program at Pune University, in the state of Maharashtra. The results of the study showed that participants had somewhat negative attitudes and a moderate degree of concern regarding the inclusion of students with disabilities in their classes.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2009
The Influence of an Inclusive Education Course on Attitude Change of Pre-service Secondary Teachers in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has slowly shifted from insulating students with disabilities in special classrooms, to providing inclusive programs in regular classrooms. As a result, teacher education institutions have begun offering study programs in order to facilitate coping with the diversity in the classes. The paper examines the adequacy of the inclusive education on the attitude change of preservice teachers in Hong Kong. The study consisted of surveys administered to 200 preservice teachers regarding their opinions about the inclusion program, before and after the special module study.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008