Instructional Methods for Secondary Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

ISBN-10: 0205442366
ISBN-13: 9780205442362
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
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List price: $153.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Preface
Educational Perspectives in Secondary Special Education
Foundations of Secondary Special Education
Legislative Foundations
Special Education
Vocational Education
Implications of Special and Vocational Education Legislation
A Transition Perspective
Identifying Goals and Objectives
Transfer of Training
Articulation of Services
The Goals of Secondary Special Education
Factors Influencing the Development of Secondary Special Education Programs
Attitude toward Secondary Special Education
Structure of Regular Secondary Education
Curricular Emphasis
Teacher Preparation Programs
Insufficient Database
Lack of Appropriate Materials
Summary
References
Postsecondary Service Options
Postsecondary Educational Programs
Two-Year Colleges
Four-Year Colleges and Universities
Postsecondary Technical Programs
Business and Industry
Vocational Rehabilitation
Sheltered Rehabilitation Centers
Supported Employment Services
Postsecondary Service Selection
Summary
References
Challenges of Adolescence
Juvenile Delinquency
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Dropouts
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Substance Abuse
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Depression
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Suicide
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Teenage Pregnancy
Incidence
Causes
Intervention Needs
Teacher Responsibilities
Summary
References
General Instructional Approaches
Instructional Methods for Secondary Learners with Disabilities
Direct Instruction
Direct-Instruction Curriculum Design
The Sequence of Direct-Instruction Activities
Identify Learner Characteristics
Establish Goals
Identify Objectives
Design Instruction
Implement Instruction
Evaluate Mastery of the Objectives
Determine Whether the Goals Have Been Achieved
Learning Strategies
Characteristics of a Learning Strategy
Teaching a Learning Strategy
Constructivism
Grading
Summary
References
Assessment for Placement and Instruction
Norm-Referenced Testing
Characteristics
Placement and Summative Evaluations
Statewide Assessment and Alternative/Accommodative Strategies
Curriculum-Based Assessment
Formative Evaluation
Diagnostic Evaluation
Selection of Curriculum-Based Instruments
Developing Paper-and-Pencil Tests
Develop the Performance Objective
Enumerate Subskills
Describe the Question-and-Answer Format
Prepare Instructions for the Test
Prepare Test Items
Establish Scoring Procedures
Observation Procedures
Selection of Monitoring Procedures
Observation Methods
Interobserver Agreement
Graphing Observational Data
Interpreting Graphs
Mean
Level
Trend
Latency
Portfolio-Based Assessment
Portfolio Content
Evaluation of Entries
Summary
References
Managing the Learning Environment
Antecedent Control
Physical Arrangement
Rules
Routine Classroom Procedures
Student Schedules
Time Management
Systematic Instruction
Functional, Age-Appropriate Activities and Materials
Rate of Success
Teacher-Student Interactions
Interaction with Nondisabled Peers
Modeling
Review of the Educational Program
Related Personal Characteristics
Academic Success
Social Skills
Emotional Learning
Consequence Control
Positive Reinforcers
Extinction
Punishment
Group Contingencies
Self-Management
Schoolwide Systems
Detention
In-School Suspension
Out-of-School Suspension and Expulsion
Functional Behavior Assessment
Summary
References
Collaboration and the Role of the Consultant Teacher
The Consultant Teacher
Principles of Successful Collaboration
Advantages of Consulting
Developing a Consultant Teacher Program
Characteristics of the Consultant Teacher
Gaining Acceptance
Responsibilities of Consultants
Barriers to Successful Collaboration
Resource Rooms
Defining the Resource Room
Advantages of Resource Room Placement
Staffing the Resource Room
Responsibilities of Teachers in Resource Rooms
Summary
References
Instruction in Basic and Functional Skills
Listening and Speaking
Listening
Speech
Language
Phonology/Articulation
Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Pragmatics
Assessment of Listening Skills
Assessment of Speaking Skills
Form
Content/Semantics
Use/Pragmatics
Strategies to Improve Listening Skills
Following Directions
Remembering What Is Heard
Taking Notes
Organizing Material
Effective Questioning
Strategies to Improve Spoken-Language Skills
Phonology/Articulation
Morphology and Semantics
Syntax
Pragmatics
Bidialectism
Bilingualism
Summary
References
Written Language
A Writing Curriculum for Students with Learning Problems
Assessing the Process
Teaching the Process
Using Word Processors to Write
Writing as a Successful Product
Fluency
Content
Conventions
Syntax
Vocabulary
Writing for Different Purposes
Answering Chapter Questions
Writing Reports
Writing for Future Vocations
Summary
References
Reading Instruction
Reading Abilities of Adolescents with Disabilities
Assessing Reading Ability
Formal Reading Assessment
Informal Reading Assessment
The Informal Reading Inventory
Oral Reading Error Analysis
The Cloze Procedure
Developmentally Based Reading Objectives
Reading Objectives Based on Community Demands
General Principles of Reading Instruction
Classroom-Based Reading Instruction
Vocabulary Instruction
Fluency Instruction
Comprehension Instruction
Study Skills Instruction
Textbook Instruction
Reading Instruction in Simulation and Community Settings
Summary
References
Mathematics Instruction
Principles of Effective Secondary Math Instruction
Process of Effective Transition-Oriented Math Instruction
Assessing Instructional Demands
Planning Specific Instruction
Implementing Math Instruction
Measuring Program Success
Summary
References
Vocational Instruction
Self-Determination
Assessing Interests and Skills
Vocational Aptitude Tests
Curriculum-Based Vocational Assessment
Person-Centered Planning
Career Awareness Process
Vocational Objectives
Basic Skills
Specific Goal Selection
General Principles of Vocational Instruction
Summary
References
Leisure Education for Positive Leisure Life-Styles
Concepts of Leisure and Leisure Education
General Principles of Leisure Instruction
Leisure Opportunities
Mechanisms for Developing Leisure Opportunities
Identifying Appropriate Leisure Options
Inventories
Prioritizing Leisure Options from Inventories
Cross-Curriculum Instructional Content Addressed through Leisure Education
Summary
References
Social Skill Instruction
Definition of Social Skills
Establishing Objectives
Social Validation of Goals and Objectives
Assessing Social Competence
Self-Reports
Self-Monitoring
Reports and Ratings by Others
Direct Observation
Commercial Instruments
General Principles of Social Skill Instruction
Social Reinforcement
Modeling
Behavior Rehearsal
Feedback
Homework
Additional Instructional Considerations
Summary
References
Teaching in the Content Areas
Science Education
The Science Curriculum
Approaches to Teaching Science
Social Studies Education
Social Studies Goals and Curriculum
Approaches to Teaching Social Studies
Content Enhancements
Advanced Organizers
Graphic Organizers
Study Guides
Mnemonic Devices
Guided Notes
Audio Recordings
Peer-Mediated Strategies
Summary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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