Research Issues in Learning Disabilities: Theory, Methodology, Assessment, and Ethics

Overview

This textbook offers a current, systematic outlook on research issues in learning disabilities. Divided into six parts, the book encompasses Models and Theories, Methodological Issues (including Descriptive and Intervention Research, Longitudinal Research, Qualitative Analysis, Case Study); Academic Assessment and Instrumentation; and Ethical Issues. It presents a unique approach to research issues in learning disabilities in that practical information and applications are offered for the specific types of ...
See more details below
Paperback (Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994)
$83.53
BN.com price
(Save 15%)$99.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $73.66   
  • New (5) from $73.66   
Sending request ...

Overview

This textbook offers a current, systematic outlook on research issues in learning disabilities. Divided into six parts, the book encompasses Models and Theories, Methodological Issues (including Descriptive and Intervention Research, Longitudinal Research, Qualitative Analysis, Case Study); Academic Assessment and Instrumentation; and Ethical Issues. It presents a unique approach to research issues in learning disabilities in that practical information and applications are offered for the specific types of research methodology relevant to individuals with learning disabilities. The editors and the contributors of this volume are renowned leaders in the field and are at the forefront of research in the area of learning disabilities. Research Issues in Learning Disabilities. Theory, Methodology, Assessment, and Ethics is ideal for graduate seminars focusing on recent research and research methodology in the fields of learning disabilities and special education. The volume is also an excellent complementary book for introductory courses in learning disabilities. It is a distinctive, timely, and informative publication that merits inclusion in the libraries of researchers and educators in the field of learning disabilities as well as special educators, psychologists, school psychologists, speech and language therapists, and other professionals who serve individuals with learning disabilities.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A textbook uniquely offering practical information and applications for the specific types of research methodology relevant to individuals with learning disabilities. The volume is divided into six parts: models and theories; methodological issues (including descriptive and intervention research, longitudinal research, qualitative analysis, case study); academic assessment and instrumentation; and ethical issues. For graduate seminars focusing on recent research and research methodology in the fields of learning disabilities and special education, or as a supplemental text for introductory courses in learning disabilities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461383475
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 351
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1 Learning Disabilities Theory: Issues and Advances 3
2 Neuropsychological Theories Associated with Learning Disorders 22
3 Models and Theories: Their Influence on Research in Learning Disabilities 38
4 The Role of Classification in Learning Disabilities 69
5 A Screening Test Built of Cognitive Bricks: Identification of Young LD Children 83
6 Instructional Issues in Conducting Intervention Research at the Elementary Level 109
7 Issues in Conducting Intervention Research: Secondary Students 130
8 Cognitive Strategy Instruction: Methodological Issues and Guidelines in Conducting Research 146
9 Using Single-Subject Research Methodology to Study Learning Disabilities 163
10 Qualitative Research and Learning Disabilities 178
11 Methodological Issues in Longitudinal Research On Learning Disabilities 202
12 Academic Assessment and Instrumentation 233
13 The Study of Cognitive Processes in Learning Disabled Students 246
14 Social Assessments of Students with Learning Disabilities: Do They Measure Up? 276
15 Ethical Considerations When Conducting Research with Students with Learning Disabilities 315
16 Ethical Issues Related to Translating Research in Learning Disabilities into Practice 329
Index 349
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)