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Specialpedagogiskt arbete i små skolmiljöer: En fallstudie i grundskolan
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this case study the purpose is to investigate the terms for special education in small educational environments. The study investigates how personal collaborate, what methods are used and the possibilities and limitations of a small school environment. The study is conducted through interviews of teachers and special educational teachers. It is also complemented by observations of the two different school settings. The study showed that common methods used in the classroom where, be clear, participation by students and teachers, using small groups and one to one instructions. The special education teacher works both in the classroom and outside the classroom with students even though inclusion is something the Swedish school system thrives for. Collaboration between the special education teachers and teachers are not acceptable from both parts of profession. The study also showed that the small school setting provides teachers and special education teachers with the possibility to meet spontaneously. It also shows that, it is easier to meet the students’ needs because students are fewer and therefore gets more attention and help in small school settings. The case study also implied problems with organization and the use of special educations teacher’s qualifications. Special education teachers have a vast range of responsibilities during their working hours; some of them are not linked to their profession.

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Keyword [sv]
Specialpedagogik, inkludering, arbetssätt, samarbete, små skolmiljöer
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-97312OAI: diva2:771556
Subject / course
Examensarbete Specialpedagogprogrammet
Educational program
Special Edcation Programme
Available from: 2014-12-14 Created: 2014-12-14 Last updated: 2014-12-14Bibliographically approved

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