ERIC Number: ED330152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Career Education for Transition: Curriculum Implementation.
Jones, Karen Harrell, Ed.
Eight papers are presented to assist career resource teachers who are working with handicapped students to prepare them for transition from school to work. "In Their Own Words: Teachers Share Their Experiences in Working with Special Education Students" (Lewis Allen) describes the use of cooperative learning in English, electronics, and interior design. "Peer Tutoring and Task Analysis Applied to Health Occupations" (Karen H. Jones and Charlotte A. Rosebrook) comprises almost half of the monograph in presenting a unit on vital signs which illustrates the integration of peer tutoring and task analysis. The unit includes lesson plans; task analysis criteria, prerequisites, equipment, and procedures; evaluation checklists; a test; and transparency masters. Other papers include:"Strategies for Maximizing Participation of Special Learners in Vocational Programs: One School System's Approach" (Connie Handley); "Meeting the Challenge" (John Gugerty); "Evaluating Transition Programs" (Lynda L. West); "Adapting Lesson Plans for the Mainstreamed Student" (Judy W. Wood and Jennifer W. Miederhoff); "Adapting the Teacher Made Test for Students Mainstreamed into Vocational Education" (Judy W. Wood and others); and "Fun and Games in the Newspaper: A New Teaching Tool for Handicapped and Disadvantaged Students" (Jill Schwartz Burnham.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Career Education, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming, Middle Schools, Newspapers, Peer Teaching, Physical Examinations, Program Evaluation, Task Analysis, Teacher Made Tests, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs, Tutoring, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.