ERIC Number: ED117884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Project OUTREACH Evaluation.
Hollis, Patricia A.; Newton, Josephine K.
Described is a 4-week summer workshop, Project OUTREACH, designed to train Head Start personnel in the knowledge and skills necessary to identify handicapped or potentially handicapped children and to develop specific teaching strategies for the preschool handicapped child. It is explained that a unique aspect of the workshop was the coordination of 19 consultants. Reported are results of objective (one fourth of participants made significant gains in knowledge and skills) and subjective evaluations (80 percent of participants regarded the workshop as very informative or informative). Briefly described are the following topic areas: overview of early childhood and exceptional child education; assessment of child's existing skills; curriculum development; instructional methodology; development of psychomotor skills; language, speech and hearing development; selection, utilization, and production of materials; communication and working with families of handicapped children; and record keeping. Appended are the objective evaluation instrument, evaluation forms, and a narrative summary of daily evaluations. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A