ERIC Number: ED112092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Report and Evaluation of the Second Annual Workshop for Vocational Education Personnel Working with the Handicapped.
Sheppard, N. Alan
The report describes an inservice workshop for vocational education teachers of the physically, mentally, and multiply handicapped. The first third of the report consists of a general introduction and a summary of workshop activities with respect to (1) general information, (2) topics covered, (3) requirements for a letter grade, (4) summaries of four selected consultants' presentations (Teaching Vocational Skills to Handicapped, Frank Bowles; Humanizing Education for the Handicapped, Ruth Diggs; Individualized Instruction Package Development, David Pucel; and a transcript of a presentation on quadriplegia, Steve Heatwole), (5) pretest and posttest results and analysis, (6) analysis of the workshop evaluation instrument, (7) attitudes of workshop participants toward special needs students with special emphasis on employability, and (8) recommendations for future workshops. The remainder of the report consists of eight appendixes: workshop news releases and information, sample learning guides for individualized learning packages (one on business forms and job interview information, the other on making a pot of coffee), sample student evaluations of reading assignments from the workshop, description of handicapped persons, solicitation letter, list of workshop participants, pretest/posttest measure, and workshop evaluation scale. (JR)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 856-857 and CE 004 860