ERIC Number: ED224939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education for the Handicapped: Perspectives on Inservice Personnel Development. Personnel Development Series: Document 6.
Hasazi, Susan E.; And Others
This document is a monograph in a personnel development series addressing issues that are pertinent for policy-making personnel concerned with inservice personnel development of vocational/special educators. Chapter 1 addresses the state of the art in inservice education and includes a definition and information on legislative provisions, the problem of attitude, content of inservice education programs, target populations, and alternative modes of delivery. Chapter 2 on planning inservice models discusses the awareness, readiness, commitment, planning, implementation, and maintenance phases. A rationale and suggested activities are provided for each phase. A description of the specific steps to be followed in using a comprehensive planning model is listed. Chapter 3 addresses procedural concerns encountered during the implementation stage. Site selection, format, content scheduling, resource selection, and followup are discussed relative to short- and long-term inservice training approaches. Specific strategies and tenets of change agent theory to be considered in inservice education are presented. Chapter 4 offers a set of recommendations and evaluation questions that can be used to guide an evaluation of an inservice model. Specific suggestions for data collection are included for each evaluation question. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Change Agents, Disabilities, Higher Education, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Staff Development, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Leadership Training Inst./Vocational and Special Education.
Note: For related documents see ED 211 720, CE 034 699, and CE 034 726-730.