ERIC Number: ED204913
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the 1980 Institute for Public School Personnel Serving Visually Impaired Students (May 4-6, 1980).
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
The proceedings of the 1980 Institute for Public School Personnel Serving Visually Impaired Students in Michigan contains the transcripts of 11 presentations. The introduction lists objectives of the institute including providing participants with information on the role of the Michigan School for the Blind, new instructional materials and programs, the availability of orientation and mobility specialists in Michigan, and the new Michigan Special Education rules. Papers have the following titles and authors: "An International Perspective" (D. Heiner, C. Rottman); "The Visually Impaired Child: A National Overview" (J. Scandary); "The Media Center" (J. Nicol, et al.); "Ohio Resource Center for the Visually Impaired" (J. Todd); "PATTERNS: The Primary Braille Reading Program" (H. Caton); "New Developments in Social Studies and Science Instructional Materials for Mainstreamed Visually Impaired Students" (G. Scholl); "Computer-Based Instruction in Graphic Skills for the Visually Impaired" (I. Macleod, J. Jackson); "The Commission for the Blind" (P. Peterson); "P.A.M. (Physically Impaired Association of Michigan) Assistance Centre" (A. Ensign); "Stress" (L. Brooks); and "Planning the Perfect Professional Development Program" (P. Vedovatti). Appendixes contain the evaluation report of the institute, 1980 priorities for public school personnel serving visually impaired persons in Michigan, and names and addresses of presenters and participants. (DB)
Descriptors: Braille, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Mainstreaming, Physical Disabilities, Science Instruction, Social Studies, Staff Development, State Programs, Stress Variables, Visual Impairments, Visually Handicapped Mobility
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.