ERIC Number: ED254010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Practicum Handbook for Teachers of Students with Severe and Multiple Handicaps.
The handbook describes the structure and process of practica for teachers of students with severe and multiple handicaps at the University of Alberta. Guidelines for introductory practica are presented and eligibility, practica duration, and location of the practica are discussed. The handbook includes forms of evaluating individual and group instruction, and a format for structuring Individual Practicum Plans. The Individual Practicum Plan is presented as a essential element in fitting together the unique combination of practicum student needs, previous experience, program and site characteristics and client attributes. Over 100 teaching competencies are listed for such skill areas as assessment, behavior management, communication and language, data collection, curriculum and program development, instruction, physical and routine care, professional conduct, research, and teamwork. Responsibilities of the practicum student and cooperating teacher are detailed and sample attendance schedules and information sheets are included. (CL)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Multiple Disabilities, Practicums, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills
University of Alberta, Department of Educational Psychology, 6-102 Education North, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G5 Canada ($7.00; quantity discounts available.)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Univ., Edmonton. Dept. of Educational Psychology.