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The End of Techno-Critique: The Naked Truth about 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and Educational Change
This article responds to a generation of techno-criticism in education. It contains a review of the key themes of that criticism. The context of previous efforts to reform education reframes thatExpand
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The Self-Organizing School: Next-Generation Comprehensive School Reforms
  • A. Bain
  • Political Science
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A Preliminary Study in Teaching Self-Protective Skills to Children with Moderate and Severe Mental Retardation
A modification of the multiple-probe design was used to teach students with mental retardation appropriate strategies for responding to inappropriate invitations from strangers. Seven students wereExpand
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The design of pre-service inclusive education courses and their effects on self-efficacy: a comparative study
This study compared two versions of a 13-week mandatory undergraduate inclusive education course to determine their effects on the self-efficacy of pre-service elementary education teachers. For theExpand
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The Design of Inclusive Education Courses and the Self‐efficacy of Preservice Teacher Education Students
This study examines whether participation in a 13‐week undergraduate inclusive education course covaried with an improvement in the self‐efficacy of preservice elementary education teachers. WeExpand
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Secondary school reform and technology planning: Lessons learned from a ten year school reform initiative
  • A. Bain
  • Computer Science
  • 9 August 2004
The lessons learned from a decade long, site based school reform project are used to examine the relationship between technology integration and school reform. Expand
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Bridging the research-to-practice gap :A review of the literature focusing on inclusive education
Despite advances in our knowledge of evidence-based inclusive educational practice, much of this knowledge does not reach routine classroom practice. There remains a significant gap between ourExpand
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Pattern Language Development in the Preparation of Inclusive Educators.
Pattern language is the lexicon used to express the schema of a field of professional practice (Smethurst, 1997). This lexicon is frequently presumed to exist in communities of practice inExpand
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Self‐organisation and capacity building: sustaining the change
Purpose – The paper aims to describe the application of theoretical principles derived from a study of self‐organisation and complex systems theory and their application to school‐based capacityExpand
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Peer tutoring with ESL and below-average readers
A multiple baseline research design across subjects (pairs) was used to examine the effectiveness of a peer tutoring reading intervention which involved the systematic use of delayed attention,Expand
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