ERIC Number: ED181634
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of the Individualized Education Program. A Teacher's Perspective.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.; Mid-East Regional Resource Center, Washington, DC.
Guidelines for the implementation of individualized education programs (IEPs) for handicapped children are provided. An introductory section details the mandates of Public Law 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act) and defines the components of the IEP and a list of 12 exceptionalities. Section 2 discusses assessment, including areas of assessment, definitions of 60 terms, teacher competencies which aid assessment, and observation as an assessment tool. The writing of annual goals and behavioral objectives and the development of task analysis are described in the third section. The fourth section considers the criteria for the selection of educational materials and includes annotated references for approximately 30 selected materials. Planning instructional strategies, in areas such as individualizing the program and managing assignments, is the topic of the fifth section. The final section examines strategies and processes for reevaluation and provides sample checklists and examples of IEPs. Extensive appendixes incude material in the areas of tests, checklists, and inventories; learning; management and behavior; parent input in the IEP process; and publishers' addresses. (PHR)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Handicapped Children, Individualized Programs, Instructional Materials, Parent Participation, Program Development, Task Analysis, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.; Mid-East Regional Resource Center, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act