ERIC Number: ED100089
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Program for Vocational Educators of Handicapped Students. Final Report.
Hull, Marc; Halloran, William
The report focuses on a preservice and inservice Diversified Occupations (DO) training program to prepare teachers in vocational and practical arts education for educable mentally retarded (EMR) high school pupils. Described are the following topics: program context (which emphasized DO programs in 15 area vocational centers); program goals and activities (such as identification and training of personnel); selection of instructional content (as outlined in a teaching competencies checklist); instructional units (with two sample lectures provided); delivery system development, including workshops and Learning Activity Packages (LAPS); implementation of undergraduate and graduate course concentrations in DO; research on problems such as the development of instructional materials for EMR adolescents; and project evaluation. A major portion of the document is in the form of appendixes such as a lecture on understanding the mentally retarded, a sample LAP which contains directions for constructuring a silk screen, and a letter about slides which teach woodworking techniques. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.; Vermont Univ., Burlington. Dept. of Vocational Education and Technology.
Identifiers - Location: Vermont