ERIC Number: ED395189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Improvement of Special Populations Coordinators. Professional Development Project. Trainers' Manual and Participants' Guide.
Teddlie, Jessie; Stovall, Pat Weeks
This document reports on a project conducted at the University of North Texas to create inservice professional development programs for postsecondary coordinators of special populations education. The project created six 2-day regional training workshops, a series of sample student learning activities, and an updated training manual, using a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process. The majority of the document contains the training materials for postsecondary coordinators. Information and learning activities are provided on the following topics: (1) who are special populations?; (2) the new Perkins Act; (3) provisions of the Perkins Act; (4) full participation by special needs students; (5) institutional effectiveness draft; (6) documents used with special populations; (7) data collection; (8) proposal writing; and (9) staff development. Contains a glossary that defines 242 terms and an annotated resource directory that lists and describes 60 resources, including publications, agencies, and personnel. Workshop transparency masters also are included. (KC)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Competency Based Education, Guides, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Development, Program Implementation, Special Needs Students, Teacher Competencies, Transparencies, Vocational Education Teachers, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton.