ERIC Number: ED184257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
[Special Education Competencies for Teachers Project]. Introduction. Problems of Teaching Special Education: Performance Competencies.
Stulac, Josef F., II, Ed.; Olive, John, Ed.
A course syllabus designed to assist teachers to meet the requirements of the performance assessment of special education competency developed by the Georgia Department of Education is presented. The course is in the form of 10 workshop modules and two workbook activities comprising a total of 50 to 60 hours of instructional time. Following is a list of the objectives for each of the 10 sessions: the teacher will (1) demonstrate a repertoire of teaching methods and techniques; (2) plan instruction to achieve selected objectives, and use instructional techniques and methods related to objectives; (3) obtain and use information about needs and progress of individual learners, organize instruction to take into account individual differences among learners, and refer learners with special problems to specialists; (4) organize time, space, material, and equipment for instruction; (5) demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and learning and for the subject being taught, and use procedures which involve the student in the learning task; (6) communicate with learners both orally and in writing, and instruct with clarity; (7) demonstrate an understanding of school subject being taught, and adjust instruction to change in conditions; (8) help learners develop positive concepts of themselves, manage classroom interactions, and reinforce and encourage efforts of learners; (9) obtain and use information about effect of instruction; and (10) meet professional responsibilities, and engage in professional self improvement. (PHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Cooperative Educational Service Agency, Atlanta, GA.
Note: A part of the Project SECT series; For related material, see EC 123 248-249 and EC 123 251.