The Impact of Inclusion Within the Secondary Career and Technical Educational Classroom
Date of Award
Project (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction
The purpose of this research was to investigate the impact of creating a positive culture in inclusive classrooms for all students in career and technical classrooms. Current research states that many career and education teachers often feel ill prepared and apprehensive toward the inclusion of students with special education needs in their classrooms. The study investigated the skills career and technical teachers need to possess to meet the needs of all students in an inclusive classroom, what challenges the CTE teachers face in inclusive classrooms and what additional training teachers must have to serve the needs of all the students in the classroom. Student input was used to determine what they felt was necessary to help them (the students) to succeed in an inclusive classroom. The study used both qualitative and quantitative design. Data was collected through teacher and student surveys and classroom observations. The study took place in the spring semester of 2019 at a midwestern high school.
Evenson, Cynthia, "The Impact of Inclusion Within the Secondary Career and Technical Educational Classroom" (2019). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 196.