ERIC Number: ED337632
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
A Study To Identify the Appropriate Vocational Education Related Competencies Needed for Graduation by Handicapped Students. Final Report.
North Texas Univ., Denton.
A project developed competency profiles identifying entry-level skills and employability skills to be acquired by handicapped students before graduation. Research literature was reviewed to identify generalizable skills, employability skills, self-help skills, and job skills. Feedback was obtained from practitioners in the field regarding rating scales that would accurately reflect learner achievement in the competencies on the project-developed Career Portfolio. Competency profiles with rating scales were developed and field tested. The Career Portfolio recorded graduated levels of mastery and demonstration of skill requirements for graduation by handicapped students in five areas: self-help/independent living skills; employability skills; work-related social skills; job-specific skills; and generalizable skills. A prototype was also developed to facilitate the implementation of the multiple entry/exit concept in vocational education. A series of multiple entry/exit point guides (MEEPG) were designed to assist educators in selecting the most appropriate career goal for each handicapped student within the context of a regular vocational program setting. Minutes of the September 1989 advisory committee meeting, the MEEPG evaluation form, and a set of field test instruments are appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton.