In-service Teachers’ attitudes toward inclusion education in Taiwan

ID: 51942 Type: Poster/Demo
  1. Chia Jung Yeh, East Carolina University, United States
  2. Ajay Singh, Eastern New Mexico University, United States
  3. Chih-Hung Chung, Tamkang University, Taiwan
  4. Umesh Sharma, Monash University, Australia
  5. Aspen Yordy and Trinity Freeman, East Carolina University, United States

Wednesday, March 28 5:45 PM-7:00 PM Location: Edison Ballroom D View on map

Presider: Rashid Khan, DCC- King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore in-service teachers’ attitudes toward inclusive education in Taiwan A survey scale measuring teachers’ attitudes toward inclusion was used to collect data in western Taiwan Two hundred seventy in-service K-12 Taiwanese public and private school teachers from various regions of western Taiwan have completed this survey questionnaire A discrepancy analysis will be used to analyze the effects of teachers’ educational training, years of teaching experience, and personal contact with special needs students on in-service teachers’ attitudes toward inclusion The results of this research study will be able to be used to strengthen the current policies of inclusive education, as well as be used in educational training and in educational policy development

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