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Perspectives on inclusive education: learning from each other

Perspectives on inclusive education: learning from each other
Perspectives on inclusive education: learning from each other
Many courses of study are currently available that address inclusive education and, increasingly, distance education is seen as a flexible and appropriately inclusive way to deliver sure courses. In this article a tem of colleagues discuss the development of an Open University course, E243 Inclusive Education: Learning from Each Other, which was launched in February 2004. The team reflects on their own process of learning from each other and from the rich network of people involved, mirroring some of the course themes in their own journeys. Collaborative learning became a key theme within the course, both as a method for teaching within the 'inclusive classroom' and also as the process for producing a course in a contested and challenging area. This experience allowed the team to change and develop their own perspectives on important issues and, it is suggested, allowed the course to include ways in which students could be supported in having the same opportunity.
inclusive education, collaborative learning, disability
0268-2141
137-141
Sheehy, Kieron
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Rix, Jonathan
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Nind, Melanie
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Simmons, Katy
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Sheehy, Kieron, Rix, Jonathan, Nind, Melanie and Simmons, Katy (2004) Perspectives on inclusive education: learning from each other. Support for Learning, 19 (3), 137-141. (doi:10.1111/j.0268-2141.2004.00336.x). (Submitted)

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Many courses of study are currently available that address inclusive education and, increasingly, distance education is seen as a flexible and appropriately inclusive way to deliver sure courses. In this article a tem of colleagues discuss the development of an Open University course, E243 Inclusive Education: Learning from Each Other, which was launched in February 2004. The team reflects on their own process of learning from each other and from the rich network of people involved, mirroring some of the course themes in their own journeys. Collaborative learning became a key theme within the course, both as a method for teaching within the 'inclusive classroom' and also as the process for producing a course in a contested and challenging area. This experience allowed the team to change and develop their own perspectives on important issues and, it is suggested, allowed the course to include ways in which students could be supported in having the same opportunity.

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Submitted date: 2004
Keywords: inclusive education, collaborative learning, disability

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Local EPrints ID: 54607
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/54607
ISSN: 0268-2141
PURE UUID: 7b7ccd2e-0024-45ae-9219-130d7525deeb
ORCID for Melanie Nind: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4070-7513

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Date deposited: 01 Aug 2008
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:43

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