ERIC Number: ED189795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
Issues in Bilingual/Bicultural Special Education Personnel Preparation: Workshop Report.
Pynn, Maria Elena; And Others
The report documents a task oriented workshop on the training of personnel in bilingual/bicultural special education. Chapter 1 contains workshop presentations with the following titles and authors: "Introduction and Biographical Information"; "Some Considerations in Second Language Learning" (T. Z. Park); "Improving Services to Hispanic Hearing Impaired Students" (A. Lerman); "Bilinguality and Its Implications in Language Assessment" (R. Weffer); "Interdivisional Coordination in Bilingual Special Education: A Promising Practice" (P. Landurand); and "Parent--School Communication: A Two-way Approach" (M. Wilson-Portuondo). Chapter 2 outlines those competencies expected of personnel in the field of bilingual/bicultural special education. Chapter 3 presents concerns which workshop participants associated with the creation of a "network" of resources, materials, and professional contacts. Suggestions for the resolution of these concerns are also given. Chapter 4 includes descriptions of the 22 bilingual/bicultural special education training projects presently operating under federal funding. The appendixes list names and addresses of workshop attendees, as well as useful statistical data. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Association for Cross-Cultural Education and Social Studies, Inc., Washington, DC.