Teacher's Attitudes toward Inclusive Education and Their Emotional Support for Students with Special Education Needs: A Study in Inclusive Preschools
- inclusive education, teacher’s attitudes, emotional support, preschool, special education needs
Inclusive Education (IE) provides social and emotional development opportunities for Student with Special Education Needs (SEN). Teachers play a critical role in helping children. To improve social skills, teacher and SEN can build a good interactions. One of the three domains of teacher student interaction is, called emotional support. This support is an important fundamental thing done by the teacher so students have independence and initiative and would eventually help students develop social skills and competencies. Interactions between teachers and students relate to positive teacher attitudes toward IE. This study aims to measure teacher’s emotional support and teacher attitudes towards IE, in an inclusive preschool. This study used a quantitative research method with 201 teachers from inclusive Preschool in Jakarta and other area as participants. Respondents were collected by purposive sampling. The results indicated that there are significant effects between behavior (aspect of teacher’s attitudes) and teacher’s emotional support. Behavior also have significant effects to each aspects of teacher’s emotional support.
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TY - CONF AU - Anastasia Arta Uli AU - Farida Kurniawati PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - Teacher's Attitudes toward Inclusive Education and Their Emotional Support for Students with Special Education Needs: A Study in Inclusive Preschools BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Special Education (ICSE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 363 EP - 367 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125928816 ID - Uli2019/12 ER -