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ERIC Number: ED205729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Pages: 88
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Project LINK: Program Manual and Final Report.
Raleigh, Sheri A.
This final report contains a description of and manual for Project LINK, a program to assist educable mentally retarded and learning-disabled students in various phases of vocational and academic training. The project description presents goals and objectives and addresses methodology. These activities are discussed: advisory committee; LINK (special education) and vocational teacher inservice training, both participatory- and lecture-type; and operational procedures, such as student shop placement and individualization of instruction. Conclusions, recommendations, and dissemination activities are listed. The seven-section program manual begins with a program overview. Program objectives, design problems, and modifications are discussed. Short summaries of the roles of LINK personnel follow. Section 2 describes characteristics of the population served. A discussion of the identification/referral process of LINK students is presented in section 3. Section 4 briefly addresses assessment of student needs, while implementation is the focus of section 5. Topics include attitudes toward mainstreaming, shop placement process, curriculum modification, and follow-through (individual education program and progress report). Sections 6-8 discuss teaching techniques, instructional materials, and student and program evaluation. Sample forms and a bibliography are appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Northern Kentucky Vocational Region 7, Edgewood.; Kenton County Area Vocational Education Center, Edgewood, KY.