Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Comparing the Effects of Behavioral Consultation and Conjoint Behavioral Consultation for Culturally Diverse Students
by Bush, Rachel D., S.S.P., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2016, 86; 10130641
Abstract (Summary)

Students with culturally diverse backgrounds are more frequently identified as requiring services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, leading to overrepresentation of students that are members of minority populations being referred to and placed in special education classrooms. The student’s race, language, gender, disability, and culture all intersect and influence the special education evaluation process. The interaction of these dimensions can impact the way a student’s academic performance, learning style, and behavior is perceived by teachers and other educators within the school system. Typically, individuals are unaware that they are viewing students through a cultural lens created by their own background and experiences within society. This inequity in the education system has drawn the attention of researchers and education professionals.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: McKenney, Elizabeth
Commitee: Everett, Gregory, Jewell, Jeremy
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 55/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Educational psychology
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Publication Number: 10130641
ISBN: 9781339884752
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