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Author Bruce, Susan M. (Susan Marie), 1954-

Title Action research in special education : an inquiry approach for effective teaching and learning / Susan M. Bruce, Gerald J. Pine.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.9072 B887A    DUE 01-25-21
Description xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The practitioner inquiry series
Practitioner inquiry series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Action research: promise for special education -- Improving opportunities for children with disabilities through action research -- Basic principles for conducting action research -- Reflection, inquiry, and action research in special education teacher preparation programs -- Teaching "Mitch" to recognize and read high-frequency sight words -- Using a communication game to improve expressive language skills of a boy with autism -- Effects of individual and small-group tutoring on math performance -- Applying functional behavioral analysis and a positive behavior support plan to address self-injurious behavior in a student with severe disabilities -- Looking to the future of action research in special education.
Summary The authors begin by providing the historical and philosophical underpinnings of action research and then present a framework for conducting action research in special education. In addition, they feature four examples of actual teacher-researcher studies, as well as a "how-to" chapter that outlines the basic principles needed for conducting action research. --from publisher description.
Subject Action research in education.
Special education -- Research.
Action research in education. (OCoLC)fst00796232
Special education -- Research. (OCoLC)fst01128885
Sonderpädagogik. (DE-588)4077513-6
Aktionsforschung. (DE-588)4000957-9
Added Author Pine, Gerald J. Author.
ISBN 9780807750919 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
0807750913 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
9780807750926 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
0807750921 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
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