ERIC Number: ED425579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Making It Happen: Student Involvement in Education Planning, Decision Making, and Instruction.
Wehmeyer, Michael L., Ed.; Sands, Deanna J., Ed.
This book provides teachers and other practitioners with a variety of procedures and materials to help students with disabilities become involved in their transition planning to the maximum extent possible. Chapters include: (1) "Student Involvement in Education Planning, Decision Making, and Instruction: An Idea Whose Time Has Arrived" (Michael L. Wehmeyer); (2) "Factors Contributing to and Implications for Student Involvement in Transition-Related Planning, Decision Making, and Instruction" (Deanna J. Sands and others); (3) "Student Involvement in Goal Setting and Educational Decision Making: Foundations for Effective Instruction" (Beth Doll and Deanna J. Sands); (4) "Transition Assessment: Methods and Processes To Determine Student Needs, Preferences, and Interests" (Patricia L. Sitlington and Debra A. Neubert); (5) "Participation in the Education Process: Students with Severe Disabilities" (Carole R. Gothelf and Fredda Brown); (6) "The View from the Student's Side of the Table" (Cecelia Ann Pauley); (7) "Self-Advocacy Strategy Instruction: Enhancing Student Motivation, Self-Determination, and Responsibility in the Learning Process" (Anthony K. Van Reusen); (8) "Whose Future Is It Anyway? A Student-Directed Transition-Planning Program" (Michael L. Wehmeyer); (9) "Next S.T.E.P.: Student Transition and Educational Planning" (Andrew S. Halpern); (10) "TAKE CHARGE for the Future: A Student-Directed Approach to Transition Planning" (Laurie E. Powers and others); (11) "ChoiceMaker: Choosing, Planning and Taking Action" (James E. Martin and Laura Huber Marshall); (12) "It's My Life: Preference-Based Planning for Self-Directed Goals" (Emilee Curtis); (13) "Become Your Own Expert! A Self-Advocacy Curriculum for Secondary School-Age Students with Learning Disabilities" (Winnelle D. Carpenter); (14) "Putting Feet on My Dreams: Involving Students with Autism in Life Planning" (Ann Fullerton); (15) "The Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction: Engaging Students To Solve Their Learning Problems" (Dennis E. Mithaug and others); (16) "Self-Management and Self-Instruction: The Benefits of Student Involvement in Individualized Education Program Implementation" (Carolyn Hughes and Judith A. Presley); (17) "Student-Directed Learning Strategies" (Martin Agran); and (18) "Future Directions in Student Involvement: Education Planning, Decision Making, and Instruction" (Michael L. Wehmeyer and Deanna J. Sands). (Each chapter includes references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Educational Strategies, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Transition Plans, Learning Strategies, Personal Autonomy, Secondary Education, Self Advocacy, Self Determination, Self Management, Self Motivation, Student Participation, Transitional Programs
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624; World Wide Web: http://www.pbrookes.com ($36.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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