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Understanding Special Educational Needs : A Teacher's Guide to Effective School Based Research - Ruth Kershner

Understanding Special Educational Needs

A Teacher's Guide to Effective School Based Research

Paperback Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9781853467189
Number Of Pages: 128

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New and experienced teachers working with children with special needs in mainstream or special school settings are increasingly discovering the value of research to inform and improve their teaching. This highly accessible text features: · identification of the key research issues which relate to different aspects of SEN and inclusion · guidance on how to carry out research in order to enhance teaching and learning for children whose progress is causing concern · explanations of a range of approaches to research, including empirical studies of individuals, groups and institutions with children, parents, teachers and other professionals · advice on how to use and disseminate research findings The authors support their basic guidance with a variety of examples of published research and they offer a framework and practical suggestions for planning and carrying out school-based investigations with different purposes in mind. This text will be relevant to teachers and SENCOs, and to mentors and tutors in their supporting role.

SEN and school-based research: why this book now?p. 1
Key research issues in SENp. 21
Navigating published research on SEN and inclusionp. 43
Ideas into action: the research processp. 69
Research in practicep. 87
Referencesp. 111
Indexp. 120
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ISBN: 9781853467189
ISBN-10: 1853467189
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.74 x 17.48  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1