Educational personnel's perceptions of mainstreaming and resource room effectiveness

Stephen Graham, Nancy B. Burdg, Floyd Hudson, Dale Carpenter

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Abstract

Equivalent forms of a questionnaire were administered to elementary classroom and resource room teachers. The questionnaires were designed to elicit teachers' attitudes and perceptions as to the effectiveness and appropriateness of mainstreaming, regular classroom teachers' level of skill competency, assistance from the resource room, and communication between the resource room and regular classroom teachers. Results indicated that resource and regular teachers evidenced differential perceptions as to all factors investigated. Educational implications of the findings were discussed and specific recommendations were proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-134
Number of pages7
JournalPsychology in the Schools
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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