ERIC Number: ED074670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Management System for EMR Work Study Program.
Columbia County Board of Public Instruction, Lake City, FL. Exceptional Child Education Dept.
A computerized information management system involving the specification of objectives, the coding of teacher evaluations of students, and a variety of possible outputs has been used in a work study program for educable mentally retarded adolescents. Instructional objectives are specified and coded by number and category. Evaluation is by means of a six-point rating scale. Four types of reports can be generated by the system such as reports indicating student deficiencies and gains. The major portion of the document consists of a listing of nine to 23 objectives for each of the following instructional areas: applying for a job (prevocation skills), child care, household cleaning, motel maid, wardrobe care, food preparation, care of the invalid and infirm, service station attendant, mechanics assistant-small engine maintenance, communication skills, reading skills, numerical skills, social skills, banking and insurance, personal health and grooming, personal leisure time activities, personal swimming skills, cooking for boys, repairing household appliances, family living-consumer education, general citizenship, and voting, taxes, and social security. Sample computer reports, data cards, and teacher evaluation forms are included. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Columbia County Board of Public Instruction, Lake City, FL. Exceptional Child Education Dept.