ERIC Number: ED191994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Dimensions of Vocational Education to Serve Special Needs Persons.
Buffer, James J., Jr., Ed.
This handbook for vocational educators and teachers overviews concepts, methodologies, and strategies appropriate for those serving handicapped children. Chapter l discusses organizing and providing appropriate vocational education programs for the handicapped, including the cooperative/team approach, pre- and inservice training, and work adjustment. Chapter 2 concerns goals for vocational development. Specific topics include setting appropriate goals, goal planning with the student, skill evaluation, setting individualized course goals, and carrying out an individual instruction plan. Chapter 3 focuses on unique needs of handicapped learners and discusses social functioning, classification, equipment adaptation, and employability. Chapter 4, Vocational Assessment for Program Placement of Student, considers determining characteristics of a vocational program, assessing worker traits, medical information, educational assessment, and vocational skills and work behaviors. Chapter 5 discusses structuring programs, including facilitating the learning process, supportive services, and modification of facilities. Chapter 6 gives suggestions on instructional techniques and methods, including selecting and obtaining materials and specialized teaching strategies. Chapter 7 briefly examines evaluation procedures and provides information on needs assessment and assigning grades. Appendixes include sample staffing reports, list of supportive services, sample instructional materials, and summary of Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. (YLB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Employment Potential, Goal Orientation, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Student Placement, Teaching Methods, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education
Division of Vocational Education, Room 913, State Office Building, 65 South Front St., Columbus, OH 43215 ($2.50; 10% discount for ten or more copies)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Cleveland State Univ., OH.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973