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ERIC Number: ED169687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Careers in Science for the Handicapped Project: Training Manual.
California Univ., Irvine. Career Planning and Placement Center.
The two-phase project was designed to expose physically handicapped students to information concerning the feasibility of preparing for, entering, and pursuing scientific careers. The first phase consisted of a series of outreach visits (conducted by physically handicapped college students enrolled in science programs and the project coordinator to participating junior/senior high schools). The second phase involved 50 project participants in a 6-week course of mini-workshops to enable the students to learn about academic programs and career options in three major science disciplines (biology, engineering, and computer sciences). A large portion of the document consists of appendixes, such as a table of the suggested time frame for activities and a student posttest. Portions of each mini-workshop are available on videotape. (PHR)
Career Planning and Placement Center, University of California, Irvine, California 92717 (Videotape Rental, $5.50 [35 minutes, color, 3/4"])
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Irvine. Career Planning and Placement Center.
Identifiers: N/A
Note: For Videotape of "Careers in Science for the Handicapped" See availability information; Parts may be marginally legible due to light type