2005 Student Research Conference:
18th Annual Student Research Conference


Student Engagement and the Variation of Instruction Methods in a Secondary Special Education Science Classroom
Jonathan D. Verby♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor

For any student, the level of engagement and interest in classroom activities can help achievement. For a special education student the connection to a curriculum can be critical to understanding. This research aims to investigate as to what instructional methods are best to engage and motivate the students of a secondary special education science classroom. Surveys and interviews of the students and teachers of the class are discussed to determine the preferences, attitudes, and connection to a wide variety of instructional methods and laboratory activities used during a chemistry unit.

Keywords: Special Education, Science, Laboratory Activity, Chemistry, Instruction


Presentation Type: Oral Paper

Session: 14-3
Location: OP 2113
Time: 10:15

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