ERIC Number: ED109838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Career Education: Its Implications for the Educable Retarded. Project Price Working Paper No. 3.
Gysbers, Norman E.; West, Lynda L.
Described is Project PRICE (Programing Retarded in Career Education), for educable retarded students from kindergarten through grade 12. Dealt with in three sections are a review of the literature and a discussion of such critical issues as the work ethic vs. the life ethic (concerning the major program emphasis in career education. It is explained that Project PRICE provides a curriculum with emphasis on three areas of competencies: daily living skills (such as managing family finances and caring for personal needs), personal social skills (including achieving self confidence and communicating adequately with others), and occupational guidance and preparation (such as knowing and exploring occupational possibilities and exhibiting appropriate work habits and behavior). (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Counseling and Personnel Services.