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2004

The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Health and Physical Education

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The Use Of Paraprofessionals In General Physical Education (Gpe): Perceptions Of Status, Attitude, Need, And Training, Kameron Ryan Maurer Jul 2004

The Use Of Paraprofessionals In General Physical Education (Gpe): Perceptions Of Status, Attitude, Need, And Training, Kameron Ryan Maurer

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Research on the use of paraprofessionals in education has been conducted from a variety of perspectives. Studies have been done to investigate how paraprofessionals might be used in GPE and whether they have an impact in GPE classes. From the special education perspective, there is insubstantial material available about what is occurring in inclusive classrooms. The purpose of this study was to explore: 1) specifically how paraprofessionals are being used in GPE inclusive classrooms; 2) what the feelings/attitudes of GPE teachers and paraprofessionals are with regard to their involvement in GPE, 3) perceived need for the use of paraprofessionals ...