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Identification Of Learning Impaired Linguistically Different Students In Rochester, New York, Suburban Schools, Lucille Testa Stone May 1986

Identification Of Learning Impaired Linguistically Different Students In Rochester, New York, Suburban Schools, Lucille Testa Stone

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This paper reviews the legal basis for Bilingual Education and Special Education which have formed the framework for Bilingual Special Education.

Assessment procedures and considerations utilized to screen linguistically different students in the area of language dominance/proficiency and IQ measurement are examined. The advantages and disadvantages of assessment tools such as culture free tests, translated tests, regional norms, adaptive scales, criterion reference measures and pluralistic assessment techniques are discussed.

Included are the results of a questionnaire which was distributed to the directors of Special Education in thirty-two schools in and near Monroe County. The purpose of this questionnaire was ...


A Comparison Of Classroom Teacher Attitudes Toward Mainstreaming (North Carolina, Exceptional Children), Phyllis E. Tallent May 1986

A Comparison Of Classroom Teacher Attitudes Toward Mainstreaming (North Carolina, Exceptional Children), Phyllis E. Tallent

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was to determine if a difference existed between selected classroom teachers' attitudes toward mainstreaming. The Attitudes Toward Mainstreaming Scale (ATMS) was the instrument selected as appropriate for the study. Permission was obtained from Joan Berryman at the University of Georgia, Athens, to reproduce and administer the ATMS. A stratified random sample was conducted as representative of the total population of classroom teachers in North Carolina. A demographic data sheet and the ATMS were mailed to 280 classroom teachers. A 75% return was obtained. The data sheet asked for the sex, present level of teaching position ...


Attitudes Of Special Education Students Towards Vocational Education Classes At Western Branch High School, Chesapeake, Virginia, Cynthia R. B. Sessoms Jan 1986

Attitudes Of Special Education Students Towards Vocational Education Classes At Western Branch High School, Chesapeake, Virginia, Cynthia R. B. Sessoms

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine special education students' attitudes towards vocational education classes. The following questions have provided guidance to the investigator in designing this study: 1) Is the decision to enroll in vocational education classes primarily made by the student(s)? 2) Are there external influences that affect special education students decisions to enroll in vocational classes from: a. peer pressures b. parental advice c. school guidance counselor d. special education teacher; 3) Has the student planned to enroll in a vocational education course in the future?