ERIC Number: ED136475
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Training Manual for a Competency-Guided, Individualized Program for Special Education Supervisors 1972-1975. Document No. 13.
King, John D.; Harris, Ben M.
Presented is the training manual used to prepare special education supervisors in a competency based and individualized 1-year program at the University of Texas. Noted in the overview are such program concepts as the role of the supervisor in instructional improvement and as an instructional change agent and the need for determining critical competencies. Discussed in the section on program goals, assumptions, and specifications; are the generic model, ways to individualize the programs, field experiences, and independent study activities. Competencies are considered in terms of definitions, evaluation of critical competency statements, the critical competency statements, distinguishing characteristics, critical competency domains, and validation of critical competencies. Examined in the chapter on the program model are basic program components, program expectations, time allocations, the formal course component, the field experience component and program relevance and use. Three instructional resources (the independent system learning laboratory, computer assisted instruction, and the management information system) are described. The assessment of trainee performance, assessment instruments, assessment sequence, and competence assessment and job expectations are discussed in the section on the competency assessment system. Appended are a list of the critical competencies (with a rationale and example of each), a report on the national study of critical competencies, and a list of documents and materials developed by the project. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.; Texas Univ., Austin. Coll. of Education.
Note: See EC 093 197 for related information