From Inclusion to Engagement

From Inclusion to Engagement : Helping Students Engage with Schooling through Policy and Practice

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From Inclusion to Engagement challenges the ideologically driven academic discourse that has come to dominate inclusive education by presenting research-based knowledge about what actually works. * Presents an innovative approach rooted in a biopsychosocial theoretical perspective an approach that is still relatively misunderstood within the educational sphere * Offers insights based on an extensive review of contemporary international research in the field * Avoids the biases of ideology in favour of science-based social and educational outcomes * The first comprehensive account of evidence-based interventions for students with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 388g
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • Hoboken, United States
  • English
  • 0470019468
  • 9780470019467
  • 814,331

Table of contents

List of Figures and Tables. About the Authors. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1 Introduction: From Inclusive Education to Educational Engagement Putting Reality before Rhetoric and Finding the Elephant in the Living Room. 2 SEBD: The Evolution of Intervention and Current Theory. 3 The Teacher Student Interface. 4 Interventions for Enhancing Teachers' Skills. 5 Whole-school Approaches and Support Systems. 6 Small-Scale On- and Off-Site Provision. 7 Working with Parents. 8 Multi-Agency Intervention. 9 A Summary of the Research Evidence. 10 Conclusions. Appendix I. Appendix II. References. Index.
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About Paul W. Cooper

Paul Cooper is Professor of Education at the University of Leicester and a Chartered Psychologist. He has lectured internationally and is Editor of The International Journal of Emotional Education. He has authored, co-authored, and edited many books relating to children with special needs, and in 2001 was joint winner of the TES/NASEN Book Award. Professor Cooper was also the editor of the quarterly journal Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties for 14 years. Barbara Jacobs is a professional writer, lecturer, broadcaster and researcher, who has recently completed a late-life PhD on autistic intelligence, at the School of Education, University of Leicester.
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