The purpose of the study was (1) to identify the attitudes and concerns of general-education teachers responsible for the education of students with disabilities, and (2) to examine the extent to which professional development training influences general-education teachers' attitudes toward inclusion. Quantitative data were collected using a pre/post-test consisting of 16 closed-ended test items while qualitative data were collected using open-ended survey questions and five open-ended semistructured interview questions that addressed the research questions investigated in this study.assessment are generally taken from instructional materials that are used with students in regular-education settings with reading, math, and written expression being the most common areas applied. The alternative assessment used foranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Impact of Professional Development on General-education Teachers' Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Environment|
|Author||:||Annie P. Hurt|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|