ERIC Number: ED268724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Accommodating Handicapped Students in Occupational Programs: Instructional Strategies for Two-Year College Staff.
Katz, David; And Others
The report describes accomplishments of a project for training personnel involved in occupational education for handicapped students in 2-year colleges. The inservice training was intended for vocational educators, career/academic/personal counselors, job placement officers, and coordinators for special services for disabled students. Training focused on three major areas (vocational instruction, administration, and interprofessional cooperation) and was implemented via career/vocational teams. Teams from 17 2-year colleges attended 9 workshops at 3 all-day conferences which included joint meetings of college staff and training personnel and line supervisors from industry. A general theme of modifying the attitudinal climate of the college was addressed in all three conferences which separately focused on occupationsl training of students with learning disabilities, visual and hearing impairments, and orthopedic impairments and hidden disabilities. Each of the three conferences is described and presentations summarized. Appended material includes listings of conference participants, agendas, and materials distributed at the conferences. (CL)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Community Colleges, Conferences, Disabilities, Employment, Faculty Development, Hearing Impairments, Inservice Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Job Placement, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, School Business Relationship, Two Year Colleges, Visual Impairments, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Occupational and Continuing Education.; City Univ. of New York, NY. Inst. for Research and Development in Occupational Education.