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ERIC Number: ED247396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 876
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Paraprofessional Training. Instructor's Guide.
Heimericks, Belinda K. Bess
Intended for use in training developmental trainees working in mental retardation/developmental disabilities (MR/DD) facilities, this course is designed to teach skills in implementing habilitation plans. Introductory materials include the course's organizational structure (objectives, educational program), special notes to the instructor on curriculum implementation, a list of sources of audiovisual resources, a bibliography, basic paraprofessional training instructional analysis, and a master list of unit lesson plans. Topics covered in the units are roles and responsibilities, interpersonal relationships, health care, growth and development, understanding MR/DD, and the habilitation process. Within each unit are 4 to 34 lessons. Each lesson may contain some or all of the following: scope of the unit; lesson objectives; a list of supplementary teaching/learning items; informational assignment (student); a listing of references (instructor's additional information); introduction to the lesson; lesson outline; handouts; interaction (review) items; classroom, laboratory, shop, or other activities; and answers to evaluation items. Other contents include the pretest and posttest key, form for student evaluation of the basic paraprofessional course and its instructor(s), and a competency profile. (YLB)
Instructional Materials Laboratory, 10 Industrial Education Bldg., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Career and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.