ERIC Number: ED242897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
National Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel Region I Conference Proceedings (Hunt Valley, Maryland, October 27-28, 1983).
Gilli, Lynne M., Ed.; Gilli, Angelo C., Ed.
This document contains the texts of 22 papers presented at a conference on vocational education for special needs persons (including handicapped, disadvantaged, and limited English-speaking persons). Papers in the volume range from the theoretical to practical "how-to" suggestions. The following topics are covered in the conference papers: using computers to teach and evaluate handicapped students, prevocational skills for handicapped students, development of competency-based horticultural instructional materials for handicapped students, model alternative programs within vocational education for the emotionally disturbed, preparing handicapped persons for leaving school and joining the world of work, meeting their needs after they leave the school system, model teaching approaches, job training and development for special needs persons, methods of teaching the disadvantaged, work evaluation of special needs students, student reentry into public schools, meeting the vocational needs of handicapped students in a private school, mainstreaming in home economics classes, dropout prevention programs, adaptive reading strategies for the special needs students in vocational education, home-learning activities for junior-high school students, education for the special needs vocational teacher, and grantsmanship in vocational/special needs education. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Oriented Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth, Education Work Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Exceptional Persons, Grantsmanship, Home Economics, Horticulture, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Job Development, Job Skills, Mainstreaming, Material Development, Microcomputers, Models, Physical Disabilities, Private Schools, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel.