Rural Special Education Quarterly

Rural Special Education Quarterly is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter

Conducting Action Research in a Rural High School Setting Using Peers as Corrective Reading Instructors for Students with Disabilities
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of a peer-delivered Corrective Reading Program (CRP) (Engelmann, Hanner, & Johnson, 1989) with repeated reading in a rural high school setting. Students receiving peer-delivered instruction...
Early Intervention and Early Childhood Services for Families in Rural Settings
AbstractThis paper presents findings from an eight-year longitudinal qualitative research project involving 23 families. In-depth interviews were designed to gather information on the perceptions and experiences of parents (and other family members)...
Modeling, Guided Instruction, and Application of UDL in a Rural Special Education Teacher Preparation Program
AbstractImplementation of universal design for learning (UDL) in undergraduate special education programs offers a valuable foundation for training preservice teachers to educate K-12 students in rural schools. In this article, we provide an overview...
Personnel Preparation and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Areas: The State of the Art
AbstractPreparation of high quality personnel to provide educational services to students with disabilities living in rural areas is, at best, challenging. Findings from a comprehensive study concerning the status of the implementation of the Individuals...
Perspective: Some Future Trends and Needs of Rural Schools and Communities
We do not need to read die tea leaves, call upon a seer, or turn to tarot cards to predict the future of rural schools and small communities based on past and current evidence. From the Washington perspective, everything points to continued longevity,...
Putting Research in the Collaborative Hands of Teachers and Researchers: An Alternative to Traditional Staff Development
ABSTRACTThe research to practice gap continues to be a prominent concern among professionals in the field of education. Traditional staff development in which teachers attend presentations and workshops for a few days each year has been one method for...
Riding Fences
Selecting articles for the 30-year Retrospective four-issue volume of RSEQ has been, challenging, interesting, and, as of late, difficult. The authors of the articles from the issues of RSEQ for this fourth issue provided perspectives current to our...
RSEQ 4th Retrospective Issue Commentary
I have seen and felt the impact on my personal and professional development from the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) organization. I was first introduced to ACRES as an undergraduate student from Northern Arizona University (NAU)....
RSEQ 4th Retrospective Issue Introduction
As I have read the introductions to the three previous RSEQ retrospective issues, I have enjoyed the personal reflections in each. Each introduction serves as a testimonial to the professional and personal meaning of the American Council on Rural Special...