ERIC Number: ED113916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: 0
A Final Report, 1969-75. [Norflok State College. Education Professions Development Act Project.]
Bessant, Helen P., Ed.
Presented is the final report of a 6-year Teacher Instructional Program (TIP) to train regular classroom and other educational personnel to understand the emotional and educational needs of handicapped children (in grades K-6) and of a Parent Education Program (PEP) operated conjointly with TIP. Included in an overview of the project is information on its purpose, staff and organization, participant selection, and on dissemination of project activities and products. Description of TIP focuses on the following aspects: project goals (such as enhancing participants' skills in diagnosing learning problems), summer institutes, academic year seminars, and resource services provided participants (such as help in developing learning centers). Special project emphasis on cultural diversity is explained in two papers, and results of a program evaluation by participants are reported. Components of PEP covered include specific objectives of the self development training (such as increasing participants' knowledge of consumer economics), objectives of the teacher aide program, evaluation of the participants' self-concepts, and results of a program evaluation by participants. Also described is an Instructional Resource Center connected with the program. Appendixes include a pupil survey form and a list of project publications. (LS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Improvement of Educational Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Norfolk State Coll., VA.
Note: For related documents, see EC 080 297-299