ERIC Number: ED117315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Vocational Evaluation and Curriculum Modification.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
The 13 papers compiled in the document serve to meet the needs of personnel serving the mentally retarded and can also be adapted for use by educators not directly serving the handicapped. They discuss relevant information and procedures that can be used to help the mentally retarded become well oriented to the working world and to themselves. The document includes the full text of the following papers: Adult Needs of the Educable Mentally Retarded; Evaluating the Vocational Potential of the Educable Mentally Retarded; Job Analysis--the Key to Effective Job-and-People Matching; Matching Students with Jobs; Vocational Evaluation through the Use of Work Samples; Reason for Work Sampling at Kennedy High School; Evaluation of Work Sampling; Job Samples; The Reading-Free Vocational Interest Inventory: Measurement of Job Preference in the Educable Mentally Retarded; The Evaluation and Modification of Work Behavior of Educable Mentally Retarded Clients; The Employee Q-Sort; Student Q-Sort; and Combining Information and Procedures Related to Rendering Students Employable. References are listed for some of the articles. The agenda for the special study institute, list of participants, and future related activities are appended. (Author/EC)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Employment Potential, Individual Needs, Interest Inventories, Job Analysis, Job Placement, Job Training, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Q Methodology, Special Education, Test Construction, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.