ERIC Number: ED082440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Clinical Teacher Competencies for Special Education.
Schwartz, Louis; Oseroff, Andrew
The curriculum provides the clinical teacher trainee with objectives and procedures for demonstrating competencies utilizing a performance based individualized curriculum in resource rooms with mildly handicapped educable retarded, learning disabled, and emotionally disturbed elementary school students. The curriculum is described to be a component of the clinical teacher model for special education at Florida State University and is to be field tested prior to dissemination. The aim of the curriculum is said to be competence to produce required student academic and social behaviors for success in the regular classroom. Knowledge objectives, a major test, and competencies are specified for the conceptual model. The model is applied to areas of diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation. Modules are discussed in terms of entering students who take Mastery tests and proceed on an individualized plan. Described for each module are the competency, module cluster, purpose, behavioral objectives, instructional resources/options/activities and sample test items (criterion referenced) The module is said to provide a format for computer-managed instruction. Given for the clinical teacher concept module are clusters of past, contemporary, and future philosophies. Included in the diagnosis module are clusters for behavioral sequences and assessment, administration/scoring/ and interpretation of formal and informal tests, and prescription strategies, Included in the module for intervention are clusters for planning and individualized instruction, and in the evaluation module, clusters for improved pupil instruction and teacher competencies. A final module covers clinical teaching. (For related information see EC 060 271, EC 060 272 and EC 060 274). (MC)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Training Programs.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Coll. of Education.