The SAGE Handbook of Special Education

Editor/Author Florian, Lani
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $490.00
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ISBN: 978-1-44-621053-6
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Book Status: Available
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The second edition of The SAGE Handbook of Special Education provides a comprehensive overview of special education, offering a wide range of views on key issues from all over the world. The contributors bring together up-to-date theory, research and innovations in practice, with an emphasis on future directions for the role of special education in a global context of inclusion.

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial Advisors
  • About the Editor and Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Volume 1
  • 1 Reimagining Special Education: Why New Approaches are Needed - Lani Florian
  • 2 Confronting Difference: A Brief History of Special Education - Margaret A. Winzer
  • 3 Models of Service Delivery and Forms of Provision - Tony Cline Norah Frederickson
  • 4 Categories of Special Educational Needs - Brahm Norwich
  • 5 The Disproportionate Placement of Ethnic Minorities in Special Education - Beth Harry
  • 6 A Sociological Perspective on Special Education - Sheila Riddell
  • 7 Social Justice in Education for Students with Disabilities - David J. Connor
  • 8 Disability Rights in Education - Marcia Rioux
  • 9 Inclusive Education: From Targeting Groups and Schools to Achieving Quality Education as the Core of EFA - Renato Opertti Zachary Walker Yi Zhang
  • 10 From Special Education to Effective Schools for All: Widening the Agenda - Mel Ainscow
  • 11 Sui Ban Jiu Du: An Approach Toward Inclusive Education in China - Chunling Liu Xueyun Su
  • 12 Entry, Engagement, and Empowerment: Dilemmas for Inclusive Education in an Indian Context - Nidhi Singal
  • 13 Inclusive Schooling as an Apprenticeship in Democacy? - Roger Slee
  • 14 Equity in Inclusive Education: A Cultural Historical Comparative Perspective - Elizabeth Kozleski Alfredo Artiles Federico Waitoller
  • 15 How Special Needs Funding Can Support Inclusive Education - Sip Jan Pijl
  • Perspectives on learning
  • 16 Epistemology and Special Education - Gary Thomas
  • 17 Persistent Issues in Behavioral Theory and Practice - John W. Maag
  • 18 Sociocultural Views of Learning - J. S. de Valenzuela
  • 19 Educational Neuroscience: Bridging the Gulf Between Basic Research and Implications for Practice - Usha Goswami
  • Research perspectives
  • 20 Comparative and International Perspectives on Special Education - Justin J. W. Powell
  • 21 A Disability Studies Frame for Research Approaches in Special Education - Douglas Biklen Fernanda Orsati Jessica Bacon
  • 22 The Applied Science of Special Education: Quantitative Approaches, the Questions They Address, and How They Inform Practice - Samuel L. Odom Kathleen Lynne Lane
  • 23 Researching Inclusive Classroom Practices: The Framework For Participation - Kristine Black-Hawkins
  • 24 Research and Pupil Voice - Jill Porter
  • 25 Using the Capability Approach to Evaluate the Well-being of Adult Learners with Dis/abilities - Barbara Ridley Michael F. Watts
  • Volume 2
  • Pedagogical approaches and curricular considerations
  • 26 Learning Without Limits: Constructing a Pedagogy Free from Determinist Beliefs about Ability - Susan Hart Mary Jane Drummond
  • 27 Nothing Special: The Everyday Pedagogy of Teaching - Jonathan Rix Kieron Sheehy
  • 28 Universal Design for Learning - David H. Rose Jenna W. Gravel David T. Gordon
  • 29 Curriculum Considerations in Meeting the Educational Needs of Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities - Jean Ware
  • Assessment
  • 30 Beyond Categories and Labels: Knowledge to Support Assessment for Learning. ‘Disability’ – A Problem Well Put? - Judith Hollenweger
  • 31 Assessment for Learning and the Journey Towards Inclusion - Louise Hayward
  • 32 Self-Assessment as an ‘Insider’ Lens for Learning and Assessment - Roseanna Bourke Mandia Mentis
  • 33 Dynamic Assessment and Cognitive Intervention - Alex Kozulin
  • 34 Expanding Approaches to Summative Assessment for Students with Impairment - J. Joy Cumming Graham S. Maxwell
  • Phases of education
  • 35 Instructional and Assessment Accommodations in the 21st Century - Martha L. Thurlow
  • 36 Teaching and Learning in the Early Years - Susan A. Fowler Michaelene M. Ostrosky Tweety J. Yates
  • 37 Teaching Elementary Students with Learning Difficulties - Sharon Vaughn Jeanne Wanzek Carolyn A. Denton
  • 38 Secondary Special Education and Inclusive Practices: Pitfalls and Potential for the Success of All - Lisa A. Dieker Selma Powell
  • 39 Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education - Robert Stodden Kelly Roberts
  • Cross-phase issues of teaching and learning
  • 40 Teacher Assistants in Inclusive Classrooms - Michael F. Giangreco Mary Beth Doyle Jesse C. Suter
  • 41 Assistive Technology to Provide Access to the Curriculum and Increase Independence - Amy G. Dell Deborah A. Newton
  • 42 Mobile Learning and Games in Special Education - Penny Standen David Brown
  • 43 The Evolving Use of Technology in Special Education: Is ‘Effectiveness’ the Right question? - John Woodward Ralph Ferretti
  • 44 Friendships and Peer Relations Among and Between Children and Young People With and Without Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities - Dawn B. Male
  • 45 Finding a Voice: Families’ Roles in Schools - Dianne L. Ferguson Amy N. Hanreddy Philip M. Ferguson
  • 46 Inter-agency Working and Special Education: Beyond ‘Virtuous’ Ideas of Partnership towards Alternative Frameworks for Collaborative Work with Children - Liz Todd
  • 47 Education Without Condescension: Philosophy, Personhood and Cognitive Disability - Ruth Cigman
  • 48 Challenging Orthodoxy in Special Education: On Longstanding Debates and Philosophical Divides Revisited - Deborah J. Gallagher
  • 49 What do Classroom Teachers Need to Know about Meeting Special Educational Needs? - Ruth Kershner
  • 50 The Professional Knowledge of Inclusive Special Educators - Kari Nes
  • 51 Inquiry and Community: Uncommon Opportunities to Enrich Professional Development for Inclusion - Marleen C. Pugach Linda P. Blanton
  • 52 Changing Perspectives of Special Education in the Evolving Context of Standards-Based Reforms in the US and England - Margaret J. McLaughlin Alan Dyson
  • 53 Medicalization in Schools - Valerie Harwood Samantha McMahon
  • 54 Special Education and its Contribution to the Broader Discourse of Education - Seamus Hegarty
  • Glossary - Cristina Devecchi