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ERIC Number: ED016096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 105
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INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO PREPARING HOME ECONOMICS LEADERS FOR EMERGING PROGRAMS SERVING DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ADULTS. FINAL REPORT.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Coll. of Agriculture.
THE PROJECT AIMED TO PREPARE PROFESSIONAL LEADERS TO DEVELOP FUNCTIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS HANDICAPPED BY SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS DIFFERENCES. PHASE I, THE PROFESSIONAL LEADER'S RESPONSIBILITIES WERE ANALYZED ACCORDING TO WHAT HE IS CURRENTLY DOING AND WHAT HE SHOULD DO. SUPERVISORS AND LEADERS OF PROGRAMS FOR THE DISADVANTAGED RATED LEADERS' RESPONSIBILITIES BY SORTING CARDS REPRESENTING VIEWS OF FOUR AREAS OF ACTIVITIES--WORK WITH SUPERVISORS OR ADMINISTRATORS, WITH AGENCIES INVOLVED IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OTHER THAN THEIR OWN, WITH NONPROFESSIONAL WORKERS IN THE PROGRAMS, AND WITH DISADVANTAGED PERSONS. PHASE II WAS AN 8-WEEK INTERDISCIPLINARY PILOT TRAINING PROGRAM, HELD IN THE SUMMER OF 1966 ON THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI CAMPUS IN WHICH 30 TRAINEES FROM 12 STATES PARTICIPATED. THE PROGRAM WAS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND EXPERIENCE CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO MEET LEADER RESPONSIBILITIES IDENTIFIED IN PHASE I. INSTRUCTION COVERED (1) ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS OF THE HANDICAPPED, (2) THEIR SPECIAL NEEDS, INTERESTS, AND CONCERNS, (3) GOALS THEY CAN EXPECT TO REACH, (4) EDUCATIONAL METHODS AND MATERIALS OF INSTRUCTION, AND (5) ORGANIZATIONAL PROCEDURES. A FOLLOWUP STUDY SHOWED MOST PARTICIPANTS TO BE SATISFIED WITH THE TRAINING, ESPECIALLY WITH THE KIND AND TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION RECEIVED. PARTICIPANT ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE PROJECT INCLUDED ORGANIZING CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS, TRAINING CHILD CARE AIDES, AND DEVELOPING A HOME ECONOMICS OCCUPATIONS CURRICULUM. QUESTIONNAIRES AND EVALUATION DEVICES, AND SUMMARIES OF PARTICIPANT RESPONSES ARE INCLUDED. (FP)
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Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Coll. of Agriculture.
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