Teachers' ways of thinking and understanding affect the way in which they shape their teaching practice. Knowing the beliefs and perceptions behind teacher action give us valuable insights into what occurs in the classroom. On the example of Korea, this book investigates the stance ( Haltung) that teachers - particularly special education teachers - take about how and why their students are failing and how they might be helped.
Ph. D. Jung Gyung Sung worked as a special education teacher on primary school level in Korea. She was awarded a DAAD scholarship for her doctoral study in Germany and completed her Ph. D. at the University of Hamburg. While in Germany, she also performed research as a visiting researcher at the Institute for Special Education of Leipzig University.