Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The instructional experiences of students with reading disabilities in Taiwan's education
by Lan, Pei Ern, M.Ed., Saint Mary's College of California, 2015, 252; 10107123
Abstract (Summary)

In order to investigate the actual instructional experiences for students with reading disabilities in Taiwan, a qualitative study was conducted using the method consisted of observation of the special education environment and interviews with two students with reading disabilities, one parent of the student, and three Resource Room teachers. On a macroscopic scale, the researcher looked at the special education system’s implementation in a public middle school in Taiwan, while on a microscopic scale, the researcher focused on the remediation of the reading disabilities that the students were receiving in special education. The ultimate goal of this research was to benefit the special educational system in Taiwan in educating students with reading disabilities. Therefore, this was written in both English and Mandarin for the benefit of readers in Taiwan and in the U.S.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Courtney, Victoria, Krapf, David
Commitee: King, Sylvia
School: Saint Mary's College of California
Department: School of Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Asian Studies, Education, Special education
Keywords: Qualitative studies, Reading disabilities, Remedial strategies, Resource room, Special education, Taiwan
Publication Number: 10107123
ISBN: 9781339705255