ERIC Number: ED090742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Manpower Development Exemplary Programs for the Handicapped.
Lake, Thomas P., Ed.
Described are three training programs for teachers of the handicapped in Florida, Vermont, and Maryland that have been designated exemplary by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, which supports 500 teacher preparation programs. Typically covered for each program are aspects such as instruction, curriculum content, recruitment and selection, community, evaluation, and recommendations for replication. The Clinical Teacher Model Project in Tallahassee, Florida, is said to provide both computerized, individualized instruction in modules and clinical training to develop 35 trainees' competencies in observation, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation for teaching mentally handicapped students. The statewide Diversified Occupations Professional Development program of Vermont is reported to train 340 professionals through the ODPRIME (objectives, diagnosis, prescription, instruction, motivation, and evaluation) system in inservice summer programs and after-school workshops to provide career education for mentally retarded high school students. The Mark Twain Teacher Internship Program, Rockville, Maryland, is seen to offer a 10-month performance based curriculum for eight experienced teachers in areas of psychoeducational assessment, human relations/counseling, curriculum development/implementation, behavioral management, and systems analysis for working with learning disabled and emotionally disturbed children, 10-17 years of age. (MC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Diagnostic Teaching, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Psychoeducational Methods, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education
The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Maryland; Vermont