ERIC Number: ED271618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Characteristics of Exceptional Populations. Teacher Training Module #2. Correctional/Special Education Training Project.
Leone, Peter; And Others
This module, which is one in a series of training packages intended to train educators working with handicapped adolescents and young adults in correctional settings, deals with the characteristics of special populations and issues in the education of incarcerated individuals. Addressed in the individual sections of the module are the following topics: the nature of various physical, emotional, and behavioral disabilities and impairments, the functional aspects of these handicapping conditions, and similarities between handicapped offenders and other incarcerated persons with skill deficits. The module includes instructional design specifications (module title, competency statement, rationale statement, prerequisites); module objectives; evaluation procedures and criteria, learning activities and alternatives; a content outline; references; handouts; overhead transparency masters; and a training evaluation form. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Correctional Education, Disabilities, Educational Needs, Evaluation Criteria, Exceptional Persons, Learning Disabilities, Mental Disorders, Physical Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Program Implementation, Remedial Instruction, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Young Adults
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond. Dept. of Correctional Services.
Note: For related documents, see CE 044 730-738.