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ERIC Number: ED395189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Pages: 438
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton.