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EDPD 8070 Special Education: Exploring Theory and Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Aderley, R.J., Hope, M.A., Hughes, G.C., Jones, L., Messiou, K., Shaw, P.A. (2015). Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools: Focusing on children’s voices. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 30(1), 106-121.

Bal, A., Sullivan, A. & Harper J. (2014). A situated analysis of special education disproportionality for systemic transformation in an urban school district. Remedial and Special Education, 35(1), 3-14.

Bettini, E.A., Cheyney, K., Wang, J., Leko, C. (2015). Job design: An administrator’s guide to supporting and retaining special educators. Intervention in School and Clinic, 50(4), 221-225.

Cobb, C. (2015). Principals play many parts: A review of the research on school principals as special education leaders 2001-2011. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 19(3), 213-234.

Council for Exceptional Children: Standards for evidence-based practices in special education. (2014) TEACHING Exceptional Children, 46(6), 206-212.

Gofen, A., Blomqvist, P. (2014). Parental entrepreneurship in public education: A social force or policy problem? Journal of Education Policy, 29(4), 546-569.

Kauffman, J. M. (2015). Opinion on recent developments and the future of special education. Remedial and Special Education, 36(1), 9-13.

Kettunen, J. (2015). Stakeholder relationships in higher education. Tertiary Education and Management, 21(1), 56-65.

Lavian, R. H. (2015). Masters of weaving: The complex role of special education teachers. Teachers and Training: Theory and Practice, 21(1), 103-126.

Liu, K. (2015). Critical reflection as a framework for transformative learning in teacher education. Educational Review, 67(2), 135-157

McHatton, P.A, Glenn, T.L., & Gordan, K.(2012). Troubling special education leadership: Finding purpose, potential, and possibility in challenging contexts. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 25 (1), 38-47.

Pugach, M.C., Mukhopadhyay, A., & Gomez-Najarro, J. (2014). Finally making good on the promise of qualitative research in special education? A response to the special issue. Remedial and Special Education, 35(6), 340-343.

Sterrett, W. & Irizarry, E. (2015). Beyond “autopsy data”: Bolstering teacher leadership, morale and school improvement. Journal in Cases of Educational Leadership, 18(1), 3-13.

Yull, D., Blitz, L.V., Thompson, T., & Murray, C. (2014). Can we talk? Using community-based participatory action research to build family and school partnerships with families of color. School Community Journal, 24(2), 9-32.

Zhang, D., Wang, Q., Losinski, M., Katsiyanis, A. (2014). An examination of preservice teachers’ intentions to pursue careers in special education. Journal of Teacher Education, 65(2), 156-171.

Other Readings

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