ERIC Number: ED195642
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Compendium. The Illinois Network of Exemplary Occupational Programs for Handicapped and Disadvantaged Students.
Batsche, Catherine, Ed.
This Compendium is a manual of information related to the vocational education of handicapped and disadvantaged students. Section 1, Article Series, reprints fourteen articles published in professional journals. Topics include vocational education's role in career education for handicapped students, personnel development, cooperation of special education and industrial teacher education, individualized education programs, measurement and evaluation, motivating and managing behavior, teaching safety, cooperative work-education, inservice, and individualizing instruction. Section 2, Handicapped Series, includes sections of the manual To Serve Those Who Are Handicapped. Materials address mainstreaming; student recruitment; vocational assessment; vocational counseling; career education programs; support services; individualized instruction; facilities, equipment, and materials modification; placement services; program evaluation; inservice education; and classroom procedures. Section 3, Disadvantaged Series, reprints segments from a book which deal with curriculum adaptations and teaching techniques found effective in working with disadvantaged students. The approximately twenty activities may provide students characteristics, activity description with potential advantages and disadvantages, facilities/equipment, instructional materials, and references. Section 4, Legislative Series, contains summaries of these major pieces of legislation related to serving special needs students: Vocational Education Act, Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and Rehabilitation Act of 1973--Section 504. Section 5, Newsletters/Brochures, provides two Network brochures. (YLB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Career Counseling, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Industrial Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Placement, Learning Activities, Mainstreaming, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Safety Education, Special Education, Staff Development, Student Recruitment, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Univ., Normal.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973; Vocational Education Amendments 1976