Purposeful Preparation: Longitudinally Exploring Inclusion Attitudes of General and Special Education Pre-Service Teachers

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Preservice Teachers
Aug. 01, 2013

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.

Updated: Dec. 04, 2018
Attitudes of teachers | Elementary school teachers | Inclusion | Longitudinal studies | Preservice teachers | Special education teachers