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Friend, Marilyn

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An Analysis of Special Education Teachers' Overall Sense of Efficacy Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Co-Taught Classroom 2008 8368 For more than two decades, teacher efficacy has been identified as being crucial for improving educational reform, teacher education, teachers' teaching behaviors, and teachers' attitudes toward inclusive schooling. This study utilized the Teacher Se...
Special education administration in North Carolina: who is leading the field? 2009 1102 The purpose of this study was to survey special education administrators (N = 108) in North Carolina to identify their characteristics and factors that contribute to their staying or leaving the field. Variables included licensure, teaching experienc...
Counter-Hegemonic Discourse on the Experience of Disability: Retrieving the Voices of Female Students with Disabilities Who are Involved in the Juvenile Justice System 2007 832 This study challenged the traditional conception of disability as an individual problem and problematized the invisibility of young females with disabilities in the juvenile justice system in educational research. The purpose of this study was to con...
Early Career Teachers' Perceptions of their Preparation for and Initial Experiences in Co-Taught Classrooms 2010 1249 Many general education and special education teachers report being unprepared for the challenges of serving students with disabilities in the general education classroom (Kloo & Zigmond, 2008; Rea & Connell, 2005) and lacking skills necessary for co-...
A hermeneutic phenomenology study of schooling experiences of Lumbee indian students with high incidence disabilities 2011 1510 Dropout issue among ethnic minority students with disabilities has been a major issue for educational professionals in several decades. Among all student groups, American Indian students with disabilities continue to show a higher disproportionate re...
General educators' perceptions of African American males prior to pre-referral 2012 57 The purpose of this study was to examine general education teachers' perceptions of African American males to identify specific student characteristics and other variables that influence referral decision-making. The theoretical framework used to gui...
An analysis of school district demographic and dispute factors affecting services for students with autism spectrum disorder 2012 469 The purpose of this study was to examine the educational services for students with autism in school districts (N = 115) in North Carolina to identify the characteristics and variables that contribute to positive student outcomes. This study used a s...