Attitudes and attitude change in special education theory and practice

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Published by Council for Exceptional Children in Reston, Va .

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Subjects:

  • Children with disabilities -- Education.,
  • Mainstreaming in education.,
  • Attitude change.,
  • People with disabilities -- Social conditions.,
  • Teachers -- Attitudes.,
  • Public opinion.

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Statementedited by Reginald L. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Reginald Lanier, 1931-, Council for Exceptional Children., ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children.
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LC ClassificationsLC4019 .A75 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2849808M
ISBN 100865861374
LC Control Number84012050

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is a platform for academics to share research papers. and Equity in Education Commons, Special Education Administration Commons, and the Special Education and Teaching Commons Repository Citation Cassady, J. Teachers' Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Students with Autism and Emotional Behavioral Disorder, Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education, 2 (7).Cited by: Examining Beliefs, Attitudes, and Understandings as Inclusive Schools Are Developed We have found that the most important place to begin planning an inclusion program is with a discussion regarding beliefs of teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders about schooling in general and inclusion in particular.

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Attitudes may be considered as a combination of cognitive, affective and behavioral elements towards an object, although the three elements are not in perfect balance. Also, attitude may be interpreted as a personality dimension coming to the fore in the individual’s behavior towards others or certain by: 5.

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Book Description. Human beings have a unique ability to create elaborate predispositions and evaluations based on their social experiences. The concept of attitudes is central to understanding how experience gives rise to these predispositions, and psychologists have spent the best part of the past years trying to understand the intricacies of this process.

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ED ) (pp. Reston, VA: The Cited by: In psychology, an attitude refers to a set of emotions, beliefs, and behaviors toward a particular object, person, thing, or event.

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Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 47 (2), –Author: Anastasiya A. Lipnevich, Kalina Gjicali, Stefan Krumm. Integration, inclusion, teacher attitudes, inclusive education Eur. of Special Needs Education, Vol.

17, No. 2 (), pp. – integration in the context of whole-school policies was clearly intended to change the concluded that special education resource teachers tend to have a more positive attitude. recommended that the Edo State government needs to establish special education schools for special need students in the state.

Keywords: Attitude, Special Need Students, Inclusive Education, Educational Management 1. Introduction Special education like it name suggests, is an educational programme that is different from general education. ItFile Size: KB. Attitudes are associated beliefs and behaviors towards some object.

They are not stable, and because of the communication and behavior of other people, are subject to change by social influences, as well as by the individual's motivation to maintain cognitive consistency when cognitive dissonance occurs—when two attitudes or attitude and behavior conflict.

Attitudes and attitude objects are functions of affective. Keywords: Attitude, Change, Implementation, Inclusive Education, teacher. Introduction Curriculum is a complex social and educational construct that leads itself to a plethora of definitions. The book’s chapters cover all of the most critical features of attitude measurement, attitude development, and attitude change.

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This book examines language attitudes, focusing on individual attitudes toward majority and minority languages and bilingualism. Special emphasis is placed on research conducted on language attitudes in Wales toward the Welsh and English languages.

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Review the variables that determine attitude strength. Outline the factors that affect the strength of the attitude-behavior relationship. Although we might use the term in a different way in our everyday life. Several attitude change categorization schemes have been proposed in the literature (Eagly & Chaiken, ; O'Keefe, ), and most are similar.

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Rehabilitation Education, 6, Cook, D. First, formal education -- public or parochial -- influenced me to wonder what the point of all that extraneous information was. I never needed to know most of the taught material in my daily life outside the classroom, so why waste the students'. Jones, Reginald L., editor.

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