Special Education Practice: Applying the Knowledge, Affirming the Values, a / Edition 1

Special Education Practice: Applying the Knowledge, Affirming the Values, a / Edition 1

by James L. Paul, Michael Churton, William Morse, Albert Duchnowski
     
 

Many policy questions are today facing the field of special education. This book, Special Education Practice: Applying the Knowledge, Affirming the Values, and Creating the Future, takes a look at the current state of special education research, policy, practice and teacher education. The book, which includes papers (presented as chapters) written by leaders in the… See more details below

Overview

Many policy questions are today facing the field of special education. This book, Special Education Practice: Applying the Knowledge, Affirming the Values, and Creating the Future, takes a look at the current state of special education research, policy, practice and teacher education. The book, which includes papers (presented as chapters) written by leaders in the field who were commissioned for this project, examines where special education is heading and provides some direction for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534342012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Special Education Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Creating and Using Knowledge for Special Education Practice: The Conundrum and the Promise10
2The Role of Policy in Special Education Reform26
3State Perspectives on Special Education for the 21st Century43
4Policy Issues for Inclusive Schools: Toward a Unified Educational System61
5Service Delivery Options in Special Education: Building Consensus75
6The School as a Caring Community: Proactive Discipline and Exceptional Children91
7Assessment: Current Directions and Misdirections104
8The Future of Special Education and the Role of Technology118
9The Future of Special Education Finance136
10Applications and Misapplications of Ecological Principles in Working with Families from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds156
11Integrated and Collaborative Community Services in Exceptional Student Education171
12Teacher Education for Florida's 21st Century192
13Professional Licensure of Educators209
14Translating Knowledge into Action227
15Values, Knowledge, and Action: Issues Facing the Profession241
Name Index251
Subject Index256

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