ERIC Number: ED274783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Find It; Get It; Keep It: A Pre-Employment Skills Curriculum for the Special Needs Individual.
Dilbaitis, Gary J.; And Others
This guide is intended for use in a prevocational class for special needs students. Included in the guide are the following components: an introduction that discusses the content of the curriculum and its use as a main textbook, supplementary material, or element in an individualized education program (IEP); a 12-unit curriculum; answer keys for the instructional units; unit tests; test answers; and a 200-item question assessment and answer key. Addressed in the individual units of the curriculum are the following topics: sources of employment, resumes, initial contact with employers, job applications, employment tests, job interviews, rejection shock, things to do after being hired, job survival, job advancement, termination of employment, and equal employment opportunity. Each unit contains some or all of the following: directions for students, lesson objectives and rationales, student actions, lists of needed supplies, vocabulary words and meanings, learning activities, instructional text, and performance checks. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Disabilities, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Job Application, Job Search Methods, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Prevocational Education, Promotion (Occupational), Resumes (Personal), Secondary Education, Special Education, Test Wiseness, Vocational Adjustment
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, Macomb, IL 61455.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Springfield School District 186, IL.