ERIC Number: ED271624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Special Education. Teacher Training Module #8. Correctional/Special Education Training Project.
Posluszny, Mark; Ralston, Jo'lene, Ed.
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 developing special vocational education programs for incarcerated individuals. Addressed in the individual sections of the module are the following topics: the rationale for vocational special education within correctional facilities, the skill areas and knowledge necessary for offenders to obtain and maintain competitive employment, procedures for writing skills as complete behavioral objectives, identification of current and future training sites/situations for programs, procedures for obtaining instructional materials and recommended activities for inclusion in a vocational special education program, and formulation of specific plans to design a vocational special education program. 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, Competency Based Education, Correctional Education, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational Needs, Evaluation Criteria, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Program Implementation, Special Education, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, 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 044 730-737.