From Inclusion to Engagement: Helping Students Engage with Schooling through Policy and Practice

From Inclusion to Engagement: Helping Students Engage with Schooling through Policy and Practice

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From Inclusion to Engagement: Helping Students Engage with Schooling through Policy and Practice by Paul Cooper, Barbara Jacobs

From Inclusion to Engagement challenges the ideologicallydriven academic discourse that has come to dominate inclusiveeducation by presenting research-based knowledge about whatactually works.

  • Presents an innovative approach rooted in a biopsychosocialtheoretical perspective – an approach that is stillrelatively misunderstood within the educational sphere
  • Offers insights based on an extensive review of contemporaryinternational research in the field
  • Avoids the biases of ideology in favour of science-based socialand educational outcomes
  • The first comprehensive account of evidence-based interventionsfor students with Social, Emotional and BehaviouralDifficulties

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470019467
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Paul Cooper is Professor of Education at the University ofLeicester and a Chartered Psychologist. He has lecturedinternationally and is Editor of The International Journal ofEmotional Education. He has authored, co-authored, and editedmany books relating to children with special needs, and in 2001 wasjoint winner of the TES/NASEN Book Award. Professor Cooper was alsothe editor of the quarterly journal Emotional and BehaviouralDifficulties for 14 years.

Barbara Jacobs is a professional writer, lecturer,broadcaster and researcher, who has recently completed a late-lifePhD on autistic intelligence, at the School of Education,University of Leicester.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables vii

About the Authors ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xv

1 Introduction: From Inclusive Education to Educational Engagement – Putting Reality before Rhetoric and Finding the Elephant in the Living Room 1

2 SEBD: The Evolution of Intervention and Current Theory 29

3 The Teacher–Student Interface 63

4 Interventions for Enhancing Teachers’ Skills 79

5 Whole-school Approaches and Support Systems 99

6 Small-Scale On- and Off-Site Provision 127

7 Working with Parents 141

8 Multi-Agency Intervention 149

9 A Summary of the Research Evidence 163

10 Conclusions 189

Appendix I 197

Appendix II 199

References 201

Index 235

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