Author Credentials

Sister Jeanette Kearns, O.S.U.

Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Special education teachers--Training of; Teacher effectiveness; Motivation in education


The special education teacher will have little trouble finding prolific research on the development of new programs for the educationally handicapped, the evaluation of existing programs, and creative and innovative ideas for more efficient and productive means of education. It will be the purpose of this paper to examine two prominent areas of educational research and the relationship between them.


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