ERIC Number: ED202190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Educating Students in Least Restrictive Environments: Instructional Preparation for Teachers. Series IV: Communication Skills. Series V: Legal, Philosophical and Social Issues: Implications for Handicapped Students.
Scofield, Faith, Ed.
The instructional units are designed for use by preservice regular education teachers to cover educating handicapped students in the least restrictive envirionment. The first series of units deal with teacher's communication skills. Objectives and enabling activities are listed as well for awareness and attitudinal factors. The bulk of the document is composed of 10 units covering legal, philosophical, and social issues involved in educating the handicapped. The ten units presented are: litigative and legislative trends in educating handicapped students; legal protections for handicapped students; teacher responsibility and the law; historical issues in educating handicapped children; ethical and social implications of labels and terms; values, priorities, and policies regarding the handicapped; ethical and social consequences of testing, grouping, and special treatment; social determinants of attitudes toward exceptionality; influence of social and environmental interactions on self concept of handicapped students; and public attitudes, political climate, and school policy. (CL)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Curriculum Guides, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Legal Problems, Legislation, Mainstreaming, Objectives, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Concept, Social Influences, Student Placement, Teacher Responsibility, Values
Kansas University, School of Education, Bailey Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045 ($5.20 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence. School of Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 121 407-409.