ERIC Number: ED125214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Alternative Methods of Meeting Part D Inservice Training Needs. Special Training Project.
Jones, Wayne A.
Described are nine training alternatives approved by the U. S. Office of Education for use by recipients of Title VI, Part D funds (state education agencies, local districts, and colleges and universities) to meet inservice and preservice training needs for teachers of the handicapped. Advantages and disadvantages are discussed for the following training methods: fellowships, summer traineeships, special study institutes, contracting for services, practicum stations, teacher training interns, pilot programs, central office internships, supervisor positions, and training packages. Characteristics of the training alternatives are depicted in a chart listing 16 factors such as length of training, high level of objective specificity, teacher training institution field involvement, and availability of matching funds. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.