ERIC Number: ED233158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Affirmative Action. Module Number 16. Work Experience Program Modules. Coordination Techniques Series.
Shawhan, Carl; Morley, Ray
This self-instructional module, the last in a series of 16 on techniques for coordinating work experience programs, deals with affirmative action. Addressed in the module are the following topics: the nature of affirmative action legislation and regulations, the role of the teacher-coordinator as a resource person for affirmative action procedures, the meaning of the term "reasonable accommodation" and the four elements of accommodation, and common employer concerns about hiring handicapped persons. The module contains a series of pretests, learning activities, and self-checks; a posttest; answers to the pretests; and a list of additional resources. Appended to the module is a checklist that outlines an action plan to assist with affirmative action and compliance. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Affirmative Action, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Education, Definitions, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Labor Legislation, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Special Needs Section.; Northern Iowa Univ., Cedar Falls. Dept. of Business Education and Administrative Management.
Identifiers: Reasonable Accommodation (Disabilities)
Note: For related documents, see CE 036 602-616. For availability information, see CE 036 602.