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1999

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The Effects Of An Interactive Multimedia Program On Teachers' Understanding And Implementation Of An Inclusive Practice, Joseph B. Fisher, Donald D. Deshler, Jean B. Schumaker Apr 1999

The Effects Of An Interactive Multimedia Program On Teachers' Understanding And Implementation Of An Inclusive Practice, Joseph B. Fisher, Donald D. Deshler, Jean B. Schumaker

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The effects of an interactive multimedia program on teachers' understanding and implementation of an inclusive practice were examined. Fifty-eight pre-service teachers and 10 in-service teachers were randomly assigned to one of two teacher development programs. The first, called the Virtual Workshop, was a computer-based, interactive multimedia program. The second, called the Actual Workshop, was a traditional, live, presenter-directed program. Results indicated that compared to their pretest scores, the post-test scores earned by participants on the tests of knowledge and understanding of the inclusive practice significantly improved after participation in both workshops. No statistically significant difference was found between the post-test ...


Resource Consultation Model In Gifted Education To Support Talent Development In Today's Inclusive Schools, Robert J. Kirschenbaum, Dorothy Ciner Armstrong, Mary S. Landrum Jan 1999

Resource Consultation Model In Gifted Education To Support Talent Development In Today's Inclusive Schools, Robert J. Kirschenbaum, Dorothy Ciner Armstrong, Mary S. Landrum

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This article discusses the advantages and challenges that educators of gifted, talented, and creative students may encounter when taking on the new role of classroom consultant rather than, as they have typically done previously, directly providing programming and services to the students themselves. A discussion of the use of the consultation model within a gifted education program concludes the article.