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Including Students With Special Needs In A Mainstream Classroom In Cameroon, Elie Tcheimegni Jan 2018

Including Students With Special Needs In A Mainstream Classroom In Cameroon, Elie Tcheimegni

Master's Theses

This qualitative study used a survey research design to collect perception data from ten general educators from Northern Cameroon to examine the attitudes and instructional efficacy of the regular education teacher towards the inclusion of learning disabled students in the Northern part of Cameroon in grades 9 to 12. The findings of this study indicated that there is a need to train general education teachers for inclusion. Participants believe general education teachers need supports, logistics, professional development and training in inclusion practices. They all mentioned teachers need training, support and resources. Teachers should possess the skills that facilitate all learning ...


Purposeful Reflection: Experiences In Introducing Mindfulness In An Online Environment, Brooke Moore May 2017

Purposeful Reflection: Experiences In Introducing Mindfulness In An Online Environment, Brooke Moore

John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day (SACAD)

While this poster represents foundational data from an empirical study conducted earlier, the work is primarily targeting special education practitioners, positing ways to foster critical reflection as a means towards building culturally responsive practices. Developing critical reflection in special educators is important because, as a school leader, they must advocate for diversity to be recognized and valued (Howard, 2003). Historically marginalized students need culturally responsive educators to meet their needs. If special educators are not aware of their own cultural biases, they may fail to advocate for or individually provide appropriate interventions and supports, thus leading to disproportionate representation (Klingner ...