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ERIC Number: ED205702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 218
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Skills Assessment for Disabled Students.
Chipps, Preston
Intended for counselors, vocational education teachers, and others concerned with the assessment of disabled students' skills, this manual provides a comprehensive overview of vocational education evaluation. It may be useful in developing a vocational evaluation program. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2 focuses on vocational evaluation through testing. Commercially available vocational evaluation systems are discussed, and six representative tests and work samples are summarized. A discussion of selection of a commercial vocational evaluation system includes an outline of 14 systems detailing their characteristics. A section on test screening contains a guide to tests for use in a comprehensive testing regimen. Chapter 3 overviews counseling. Topics covered in chapter 4 on data collection include interviews and types of information needed and possible sources. Chapter 5 addresses selection of sources of occupational information and use of information interviewing techniques for obtaining occupational and educational information. Chapter 6 focuses on job analysis and modification. Examples and forms are provided. Chapter 7, on reports, includes a sample report form. Chapter 8 briefly discusses case management. Use of off-campus vocational evaluation services is addressed in chapter 9. Appendixes include examples of forms, four selected case studies, and an annotated bibliography. (YLB)
Educational Resource Center, ATTN: Loma Hopkins, Chaffey College, 5885 Haven Ave., Alta Loma, CA 91701 (free while copies last).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chaffey Coll., Alta Loma, CA.