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ERIC Number: ED100094
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
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Curriculum Guide for the Work-Study Program, 1974.
Yamagata, Barbara; And Others
Presented is the 1974 work-study program curriculum guide from Fairfax County, Virginia for mildly retarded secondary school students. The vocational program's four-fold goal is to develop curriculum materials, train personnel, develop instructional techniques, and provide logistics support to future the employment potential of students. The program description provides charts which correlate the goals to the following objectives: improving communication skills and developing personal/social and specific occupational skills. Responsibilities of intermediate and high school staff members are listed. Job placement and termination procedures noted include screening eligible students and evaluating student work experience. Sample lists of needed vocational, academic, social, and personal skills are delineated for the following core areas: consumer and home management (child care), public service (food service), business (clerical and stock clerk), and construction helper. Guidelines and diagrams are given for classroom and occupational laboratory organization. Program forms and program evaluation components are listed. An appendix contains forms for an opinion survey, lesson plans, student progress reports, work-study program agreements, and followup procedures. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Identifiers - Location: Virginia