ERIC Number: ED334428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
High Tech Center. Vocational Education Resource Package.
Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
This Vocational Education Resource Package (VERP) was developed to provide materials useful in replicating an exemplary vocational education program for special student populations in the California Community Colleges. This VERP provides information on the High Tech Center for disabled students. Part I is a general overview of the VERP project, including a list of the packages produced. Part II presents an overview of the program, including its history, applicability, activities, overall effectiveness, and main features. Part III is a reprint from the EDUCOM Strategies Series on Information Technology--a chapter from the book, "Transforming Teaching with Technology: Perspectives from Two-Year Colleges," which deals with the High Tech Center program and its future in the California Community College system. Part IV is a reprint of a study of the High Tech Centers. It gives insight into the characteristics of disabled students at the High Tech Centers and the evidence of effectiveness of the program in meeting the educational needs of special students. (YLB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Head Injuries, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Microcomputers, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Special Needs Students, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.