ERIC Number: ED229638
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Orientation: Special Needs. Vocational Education for the Handicapped.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Instructional Materials Center.
This guide is designed for use in teaching general employability skills to disadvantaged and handicapped learners. Although the materials were specifically developed for home economics special needs programs, teachers in other areas also may find the guide useful. Covered in the individual sections of the guide are the following topics: self-awareness; social responsibility; resource management (goal setting and decision making, resources, money management, spending plans, and time management); independent living (communication skills, physical fitness, grooming, clothing, food, shelter, home care, and transportation); career awareness (the value of working, types of jobs, and career planning); getting a job (looking for a job, applying for a job, and interviewing for a job); and suitable work habits (the characteristics of a good worker, on-the-job relationships, and safety and emergency procedures). Each section contains lists of competencies, related sub-competencies, words to know, behavioral objectives, and suggested learning and evaluation activities. A reference list of materials to be used in teaching employability skills to the handicapped is appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Employment Potential, Home Economics Education, Instructional Materials, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Money Management, Secondary Education, Self Concept, Social Responsibility, Special Needs Students, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 4067, Lubbock, TX 79409.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Instructional Materials Center.