Determination of the influence of six variables on the attitudes of regular classroom teachers in Muncie, Indiana concerning the integration of mentally retarded students into their classrooms

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dc.contributor.advisor Deboer, Anita en_US
dc.contributor.author Powers, James D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:31:58Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:31:58Z
dc.date.created 1977 en_US
dc.date.issued 1977
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1977 .P69 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/181537
dc.description.abstract This study has explored the influence of six variables on the attitudes of regular classroom teachers concerning the integration of mentally retarded students into their classrooms. The variables investigated were:1. Years of teaching experience2. Grade level taught 3. Subject area taught4. Special education background5. Teaching experience with mentally retarded students 6. Current exposure to special education programsAn attitude survey, constructed by local university professors, was distributed to 366 regular classroom teachers in Muncie, Indiana. An analysis of Chi-square values indicated that subject area taught was the most influential variable, while years of teaching experience was the variable of least influence upon acceptance attitudes of regular classroom teachers.
dc.format.extent iii, 48 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children with mental disabilities -- Education en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.title Determination of the influence of six variables on the attitudes of regular classroom teachers in Muncie, Indiana concerning the integration of mentally retarded students into their classrooms en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/415972 en_US


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