ERIC Number: ED314879
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Peer Tutoring and Other Positive Experiences to Interest Secondary Students in Special Education Careers.
National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.
This paper reviews the literature on peer tutoring and other experiences that may interest secondary students in careers in special education, and notes the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of such programs. Examples of current programs are given, including a variation which integrates athletes with and without mental retardation. The potential recruitment benefits available through Future Teacher Clubs and similar extra-curricular programs are also discussed. A list of 16 readings on peer tutoring is attached. (PB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.