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A Perception of Parents, Teachers, and Professors about the Special Education Longitudinal Study

  • Journal of Special Education: Theory and Practice
  • Abbr : JSPED
  • 2020, 21(1), pp.83-106
  • DOI : 10.19049/JSPED.2020.21.1.05
  • Publisher : Research Institute of the Korea Special Education
  • Research Area : Social Science > Education
  • Received : February 11, 2020
  • Accepted : March 9, 2020
  • Published : March 31, 2020

Kwon, Hyunsoo 1 Kim, Kyeonghwa 2

1세종대학교 교육대학원 부교수
2건국대학교

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ABSTRACT

[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of parents of students with disabilities, special education teachers, and special education professors about the Special Education Longitudinal Study(SELS) in order to know the general understandings of stakeholder on SELS and suggest a better way to improve the quality of it. [Method] A questionnaire obtained from 252 parents, 53 special education teachers, and 67 special education professors was analyzed to compare the perceptions of these participants. [Results] As a result, the participants reported that the SELS was necessary even though they were rarely aware of it, the SELS subject should include all individuals with disabilities under free education by the legislation(from infants to transition program students), and the purpose of the SELS as well as the outcomes of special education should reflect the characteristic of special education oriented for people with disabilities. Also, they insisted that the results of the SELS should be used to improve the quality of life for students with disabilities as well as make a better policy for special education. [Conclusion] Based on the results, it was suggested that the SELS should reflect the characteristics of special education and it was necessary to find the ways to reflect the results of SELS.

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