The most widely-used text on the topic of collaboration, Interactions is a guide for preprofessionals and professionals to help them understand and participate effectively in their interactions with other school professionals and parents. It addresses collaboration as a style, with accompanying knowledge and skills, that guides practices in many education efforts. Highlights of the Fifth Edition Discussion of collaboration in the context of IDEA 2004 (Ch. 1). Chapter Opening Vignettes invite the reader into the chapter topic by illustrating real-world context. A Basis in Research features demonstrate the rigorous research underpinning the practical collaborative techniques. The texts section on Ethics has been expanded to include a broader selection of ethical inquiries. Issues of diversity are now discussed in relevant passages throughout the text rather than in a separate boxed feature (as in last edition). "Foundations" has been expanded to include material on the evolution of inclusion strategies (Ch. 1). "Teams" has been revised to demonstrate a more practical and less theoretical approach to teaming (Ch. 3). [ Insert MyLabSchool Ad ]Friend, Marilyn is the author of 'Interactions Collaboration Skills for School Professionals', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205483518 and ISBN 0205483518.