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The SAGE handbook of special education

Author: Lani Florian; Sage Publications.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This comprehensive, research-based work, brings together scholarship on an international level, and covers topics that transcend national boundaries. It will become essential reading for all professionals ad academics with any interest in this important and dynamic field.

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lani Florian; Sage Publications.
ISBN: 1412907284 9781412907286 1412907292 9781412907293
OCLC Number: 70060113
Description: xxiv, 580 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Reimagining special education / Lani Florian --
Confronting difference : an excursion through the history of special education / Margret A. Winzer --
A sociology of special education / Sheila Riddell --
Forms of provision and models of service delivery / Jennifer Evans --
Categories of special educational needs / Brahm Norwich --
The disproportionate placement of ethnic minorities in special education / Beth Harry --
Changing perspectives of special education in the evolving context of education reform / Martyn Rouse and Margaret J. McLaughlin --
Disability rights in education / Marcia Rioux --
Inclusion as a strategy for achieving education for all / Susan Peters --
Learning from difference : sharing international experiences of developments in inclusive education / Susie Miles and Anupam Ahuja --
From special education to effective schools for all : a review of progress so far / Mel Ainscow --
Inclusive schooling as a means and end of education? / Roger Slee --
Perspectives shaping and challenging research approaches in special education / James L. Paul, Kathleen Fowler, and Ann Cranston-Gingras --
Advances in research on teaching students who experience difficulties in learning : grappling with the issue of access to the general curriculum / Russell Gersten and Lana Edwards Santoro --
Quantitative research synthesis : meta-analysis of research on meeting special educational needs / Kenneth A. Kavale --
Research and pupil voice / Ann Lewis and Jill Porter --
'Emancipatory' disability research and special educational needs / Colin Barnes and Alison Sheldon --
An epistemology of special education / Gary Thomas --
Behavioral theory and practice : current and future issues / John W. Maag --
Constructivist views of learning : implications for inclusive education / Judy W. Kugelmass --
Sociocultural views of learning / J.S. de Valenzuela --
Curriculum considerations in meeting special educational needs / Richard Rose --
Curriculum-based measurement in reading and math : providing rigorous outcomes to support learning / Julie Alonzo, Leanne R. Ketterlin-Geller and Gerald Tindal --
Self-assessment as a lens for learning / Roseanna Bourke and Mandia Mentis --
Policy, legal, and implementation issues surrounding assessment accommodations for students with disabilities / dr Martha L. Thurlow, Sandra J. Thompson, and Christopher J. Johnstone --
Teaching and learning in the early years / Susan A. Fowler, Michaelene M. Ostrosky and Tweety J. Yates --
Teaching elementary students who experience difficulties in learning / Sharon Vaughn, Jeanne Wanzek and Carolyn A. Denton --
Teaching and learning in secondary education / John McDonnell, Michael L. Hardman and Jayne McGuire --
Postsecondary education / Stan F. Shaw --
Lifelong learning and quality of life / Lesley Dee --
Collaborative teaching : critique of the scientific evidence / Jacqueline S. Thousand, Ann I. Nevin and Richard A. Villa --
Teacher assistants in inclusive schools / Michael F. Giangreco and Mary Beth Doyle --
New machines and new agendas : the changing nature of special education technology research / John Woodward and Ralph Ferretti --
Peer-mediated programs to strengthen classroom instruction : cooperative learning, reciprocal teaching, classwide peer tutoring and peer-assisted learning strategies / Eric Dion, Douglas Fuchs and Lynn S. Fuchs --
The friendships and peer relationships of children and young people who experience difficulties in learning / Dawn B. Male --
Leadership for social justice and inclusion / Katharine Shepherd and Susan Brody Hasazi --
What do teachers need to know about meeting special educational needs? / Ruth Kershner --
Learning without limits : constructing a pedagogy free from determinist beliefs about ability / Susan Hart, Mary Jane Drummond and Donald McIntyre --
Challenging orthodoxy in special education : on longstanding debates and philosophical divides / Deborah J. Gallagher --
Special education and its contribution to the broader discourse of education / Seamus Hegarty.
Other Titles: Handbook of special education
Special education
Responsibility: edited by Lani Florian.
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