ERIC Number: ED315201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Education and the Changing Rural Community: Anticipating the 21st Century. [Proceedings of the Joint] Annual Conference of the American Council on Rural Special Education (9th) and of the National Rural and Small Schools Consortium (3rd) (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 4-12, 1989).
American Council on Rural Special Education.; National Rural and Small Schools Consortium, Bellingham, WA.
This proceedings contains the conference program, a list of presenters, and profiles of keynote speakers. Program descriptions are provided for the 10 1989 Exemplary Rural and Small Schools Program award winners chosen by the National Rural and Small Schools Consortium, and for the 7 1989 Exemplary Rural Special Education Program award winners chosen by the American Council on Rural Special Education. This document also contains 74 individual papers. Topics include education and training of special education teachers and rural teachers; transition of handicapped students from school to community; cooperative approaches to meeting rural educational needs with scarce resources, such as networking, technical assistance from education centers or universities, interdistrict sharing, and school-community programs; strategies for improving parent participation; special education teaching methods; mainstreaming in rural schools; improving science instruction in small and rural schools; teacher recruitment and orientation in rural areas; preschool programs for handicapped children and for rural children; and issues related to AIDS and school policy. (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.; National Rural and Small Schools Consortium, Bellingham, WA.
Note: For individual papers, see RC 017 258-307.