ERIC Number: EJ361552
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Teacher Preparation in the Education of Visually Impaired Children: A Multi-Competency Approach.
Gates, Carmelia; Kappan, David I.
Rural Special Education Quarterly, v7 n2 p24-26 1986
Describes graduate teacher education program at University of Northern Colorado emphasizing full and equal training in three competency areas: academic instruction, orientation/mobility, and needs of severely/profoundly handicapped blind children. Finds program serves rural/small schools and districts lacking sufficient population of visually impaired children to hire more than one teacher. (LFL)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Higher Education, Itinerant Teachers, Multiple Disabilities, Orientation, Rural Areas, Rural Schools, Severe Disabilities, Small Schools, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Supply and Demand, Visual Impairments, Visually Handicapped Mobility
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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