ERIC Number: ED258015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Maximizing Employment through Research. Proceedings of the Annual Research Utilization Conference (1st, Mississippi State, Mississippi, 1984).
Bagley, Martha, Ed.
These proceedings consist of seven papers and four reaction papers that were presented at a conference designed for administrative and management personnel from agencies and programs providing education and rehabilitation services to blind persons. Included in the volume are the following papers: "Introduction to Rehabilitation Research," by William H. Graves; "Predicting Employment Outcomes of Blind Clients of State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies," by J. Martin Giesen; "Productivity and Comfort of the Visually Impaired Worker as a Function of Low-Vision Aid Usage and Illumination Level and Color Contrast Modifications," by Shelly Miles; "The Low-Vision Clinic as an Employment Enhancement Technique," by Connie McCaa; "The Career Development of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons and Career Development Service Resources," by William H. Graves; "Funding Technological Advances," by Mary Ann Langton; and "The Future of Rehabilitation Research in Blindness and Low Vision," by William H. Graves. Reactions to four of these papers were provided by the following individuals: J. Elton Moore, Randy Parker, Kenneth E. House, and Susan Jay Spungin. (MN)
Descriptors: Blindness, Career Development, Educational Research, Employment Potential, Employment Services, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Low Vision Aids, Outcomes of Education, Predictor Variables, Productivity, Program Administration, Research and Development, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Utilization, Technological Advancement, Visual Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision.