The paper presents results of a study on pre-service teachers' attitudes and fears towards sensory disabilities. It presents the development of a new instrument, the Multidimensional Attitudes Scale Toward students With Sensory Disabilities (MAS-SD). Based on the multidimensional approach, it investigates the construct of fear and it posits that attitudes are composed of three dimensions: affect, cognition, and behavior. The scale was distributed to a sample of 200 pre-service teachers group of course on support disability at University of Salento (Lecce). Results indicate the importance of a multidimensional approach in the study of attitudes.

Disabilità sensoriali a scuola. Uno studio sugli atteggiamenti e sulle paure di un gruppo di insegnanti in formazione

ANDREA FIORUCCI
2020

Abstract

The paper presents results of a study on pre-service teachers' attitudes and fears towards sensory disabilities. It presents the development of a new instrument, the Multidimensional Attitudes Scale Toward students With Sensory Disabilities (MAS-SD). Based on the multidimensional approach, it investigates the construct of fear and it posits that attitudes are composed of three dimensions: affect, cognition, and behavior. The scale was distributed to a sample of 200 pre-service teachers group of course on support disability at University of Salento (Lecce). Results indicate the importance of a multidimensional approach in the study of attitudes.
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