ERIC Number: ED164744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing Teachers of Industrial Education for Disadvantaged and Handicapped Children at the Secondary Level. (A Model for Curriculum Development). Project Final Report.
Kruppa, J. Russell; And Others
This report describes a project the assignment of which was (1) to clarify the needs for baccalaureate programs through which industrial education teachers could be prepared to teach handicapped and disadvantaged children and (2) to develop a model from which appropriate curricula could be developed. In chapter 1 the project background is discussed and terms relevant to this area are described. In chapter 2 the need for preservice programs is explained. This section discusses the need for dual purpose curriculum based upon literature and special meetings and as reflected by a national survey. Chapter 3 contains the types and characteristics of secondary level programs. These include secondary level special needs programs and industrial education for special needs students. Chapter 4 discusses the need for a competency based curriculum model. Chapter 5 presents the curriculum model which is patterned around the Standards of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification. Also included are competency lists needed for general education, professional education, and major fields of specialization. Chapter 6 gives recommendations and suggestions for implementation of the curriculum model. Appendixes include the questionnaire used to gather information for this report and a statistical analysis; directions for developing learning experiences; and an annotated bibliography. (CT)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Handicapped Students, Industrial Education, Models, National Surveys, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Content, Program Design, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Bureau of Special Needs and Cooperative Education.