Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement by Mervyn Hyde

Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement

byMervyn Hyde, Lorelei Carpenter, Robert Conway

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Diversity and Inclusion in Australian Schools, 2e, is designed for undergraduate students and presents a clear, socially-oriented approach to understanding and developing inclusion in education. The text conveys positive dimensions to promoting the implementation of inclusive education policyin practice, while at the same time focussing on those areas that are currently providing challenges to many teachers in inclusive learning environments. Its many practical examples and suggested classroom activities are balanced with relevant evidence-based information to assist student with theirunderstanding of the issues about diverse abilities as they relate to inclusion in classroom and associated school and community activities.

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Professor Merv Hyde is an educator and educational psychologist. He is Academic Director of the International Projects Group (IPG) and an active researcher in the School of Science, Education and Engineering in the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Dr Lorelei Carpenter has w...

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Title:Diversity, Inclusion and EngagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pagesPublished:December 20, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195522230

ISBN - 13:9780195522235

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart 1: Setting the Scene1. Understanding Diversity and Inclusion2. Australian Schools, Policy and Legislation in PerspectivePart 2: Embracing Diversity3. Linguistic and Cultural Diversity4. Indigenous Perspectives and Cultural Identity5. Gender and Diversity in the ClassroomPart 3: Supporting Diverse Learning Needs in the Classroom6. Addressing Literacy Difficulties7. Addressing numeracy Difficulties8. Supporting Classroom Management for Challenging Behaviour9. Meeting Complex Communication Needs in the Classroom10. Supporting Students with Intellectual Disabilities11. Understanding Vision Impairment12. Understanding Hearing impairment13. Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder14. Special Learning Needs: Gifted and Learning Disabled15. Supporting Students with Physical DisabilitiesPart 4: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Schools16. Creating Inclusive Schools17. Accommodating Transitions Across the Years18. Inclusive Education: The Way to the Future