M. Stephen Lilly's research while affiliated with University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and other places

Publications (4)

Article
The article presents a personal analysis of competency-based teacher education (CBTE) in terms of perceived positive and negative aspects of the CBTE approach. CBTE is compared with a traditional approach to teacher education and 11 suggestions for CBTE are offered. (SBH)
Article
Available from: Teacher Education and Special Education, The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091. The article focuses on the preparation of regular teachers to deal with mildly learning disabled and behavior problem children. (CL)
Article
This article examines the background and current status o f attempts to define the term “learning disabilities,” and concludes that resolution of the problem by continued search for a consummate definition of LD is unrealistic. An alternate procedure is outlined: The focus is on description of essential school problems which lead to referral, and d...

Citations

... However, since the time of the initial description of the Strauss syndrome, much has occurred to change the fundamental picture of the learning disabled child. Lilly (1977) cautioned that the term learning disabled, which currently serves the purpose of providing a label for children falling between the cracks of pre-existing categories, cannot be equated with the field that initially was identified as dealing with sensory perception and brain damage in children. ...
... Professional knowledge refers to the facts, data and knowledge that professionals need in their daily work to efficiently and effectively promote the achievement of a certain function (Cushion, Armour, Jones 2003; Santos, Mesquita, GRAÇA, Rosado 2010; Adel, Mohammed 2017). Knowledge-level competencies are easier to measure and are most emphasized in traditional professional training, and as a matter of fact, knowledge is considered a sufficient condition for actual performance (Lilly 1979;Belkadi et al. 2015). Secondly, (Bloom 1997;Lyle 2002). ...
... Ward et al. (2006), on the other hand, revealed that families with children with disabilities face more economic difficulties (poverty, food and rent insecurity, lack of health insurance) compared to other families with normally developing children. Okeke (2001) emphasized that families with children who need special education need a lot of support from society, philanthropists and governments in order to take care of them adequately. ...