ERIC Number: ED469056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Personnel Preparation To Improve Services for Children with High Incidence Disabilities.
Louisiana State Univ., Shreveport.
This performance report describes activities and accomplishments of the second year of a federally supported project to expand and enhance training for special education teachers at Louisiana State University (Shreveport). Major accomplishments reported include: presentations made at 5 high schools and program participation by 77 students, either undergraduate, in the alternative certification program, or post-graduate. Specific accomplishments are listed under each of the project's five objectives: (1) to enhance optimal vocational potential by improving academic performance; (2) to enable special education students to better manage their lives and careers; (3) to provide career information and advisement to special education students; and (4) to provide financial assistance, especially to students in the Alternative Certification Academy. Further sections of the report address: project design, selection of participants, project goals, and the evaluation design. Results of interviews with 10 summer session participants are summarized and development of a questionnaire is outlined. Questionnaire responses and a focus group session are analyzed. Ten general observations and related recommendations as well as concluding observations complete the main body of the report. Appendices include a list of program activities and program evaluation materials. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Univ., Shreveport.