Exceptional Students: Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century
Author: Taylor, Ronald
Brand: McGraw-Hill Professional
Number Of Pages: 624
Release Date: 20-03-2014
Details: Product Description Exceptional Students: Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century provides balanced coverage of the foundations of exceptionalities future teachers need to know to understand their students and responsibilities. The second edition has been updated to reflect the role of the special educator, while continuing to address the role of the general educator in serving special populations. About the Author Lydia R. Smiley, Ph.D, is a professor of Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University. She received her doctorate in Special Education from Georgia State University. Dr. Smiley co-authored Language delays and disorders: From research to practice (1998) and has also written several articles and chapters on a variety of topics. She taught both undergraduate and graduate classes and was the recipient of several teaching awards and the CLD Professional of the Year award. Her current interests are in methods of teaching students with mild/moderate disabilities and language disorders. Stephen B. Richards, Ed.D, is Associate Professor of Education at West Liberty University in West Virginia. He currently teaches in the undergraduate special education certificate program at West Liberty University, a regional comprehensive university in West Virginia’s northern panhandle. He received his doctorate in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University. He has coauthored three textbooks, Intellectual/Cognitive Disabilities: Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions (2015), Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families and Communities (2016), and Single Subject Research and Design: Applications in Educational Settings (in press, 3rd ed.), in addition to journal articles on a variety of topics. His current interests are in assessing the preparation of pre-service teacher education candidates for their first year in teaching. Ronald L. Taylor, Ed.D. was a professor of Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Psychology at Austin College and Trinity University. He received his doctorate in Special Education from the University of Houston. Prior to coming to Florida Atlantic University, Dr. Taylor was a school psychologist and consulting teacher for a Title III grant that focused on working with culturally diverse students. He also served on the faculty in Special Education at Boston University. Dr. Taylor published extensively, including 9 books (21 counting various editions) and over 20 chapters and 90 articles. He received over 2 million dollars in grant funding. He was active in several professional organizations, having made over 60 presentations, and was editor of Diagnostique, the journal for the assessment division of the Council for Exceptional Children.
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