ERIC Number: ED339870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Core Competency Modification. A Manual for Working with At-Risk/Special Needs Students.
Loess Hills Area Education Agency 13, Council Bluffs, IA.
This manual assists teachers in providing adaptations for disabled and disadvantaged students to ensure their success in the regular vocational classroom and to meet requirements of the new vocational education standards in Iowa, which call for a competency-based curriculum. Introductory pages include strategies for teaching special needs students; at-risk referral form, checklist, and questionnaire; and competency certificate and evaluation form. The manual contains two sections, "Leadership" and "Job Getting and Keeping." Each section contains units that include objective statements, subobjectives, activities, and examples. The first section consists of 11 units: goals; communication--listening skills; communication--interpersonal skills; communication--group skills; communication--speaking skills; communication--delegation; communication--organize an event; communication--parliamentary; personal management--problem solving; personal management--self-esteem; and personal management--stress management. Job getting, job keeping, and ethics are the units in the second section. (NLA)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Patterns, Ethics, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Communication, Job Search Methods, Leadership, Listening Skills, Moral Values, Objectives, Parliamentary Procedures, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Special Needs Students, Speech Skills, Stress Management, Teamwork, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Authoring Institution: Loess Hills Area Education Agency 13, Council Bluffs, IA.