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Stodden, Robert A.; Ianacone, Robert N. – 1975
The perceptions of three groups (n=30) of bachelor level special education majors and doctoral candidates in education toward the mentally retarded and various other exceptionalities were measured after exposure to three types of treatment. Of the three groups, the control group received no treatment, experimental group I received negative…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Exceptional Child Research, Handicapped Children, Higher Education
Ianacone, Robert N.; Stodden, Robert A. – 1975
The semantic differential technique was used in a study involving 40 undergraduate trainees in the area of special education to analyze the concepts "disabled" and "handicapped" and the effects of structured knowledge or definition on the participants' perceptions of and attitudes toward the concepts. The Semantic differential consisted of bipolar…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Concept Formation, Definitions, Disabilities
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Porter, Mahlone E.; Stodden, Robert A. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 1986
Curriculum-based vocational assessment procedures as implemented in the United States Department of Defense Dependents Schools in Germany are assessing a match of handicapped students' interests and strengths in terms of career and vocational instructional options. The model is described, with emphasis on project planning and design and…
Descriptors: Career Development, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Stodden, Robert A.; Browder, Phyllis Meighen – Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, 1986
Success in competitive employment placement of a demonstration project serving 53 persons with developmental disabilities is associated with three factors: (1) training approach and methodology; (2) program management; and (3) trainee characteristics. (CL)
Descriptors: Adults, Demonstration Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Employment
Stodden, Robert A.; Conway, Megan A. – 2002
This information brief on the successful transition of students with disabilities to postsecondary educational settings focuses on the importance of the student's full participation in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process during secondary school and the student's developing understanding of differences between secondary and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Change Strategies, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Stodden, Robert, Ed.; Zucker, Stanley, Ed. – Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2004
This volume presents an organized collection of peer-reviewed articles focused upon issues faced by young persons with intellectual disabilities and those who support them as they prepare for and transition to postsecondary education and other life-long learning activities. The reader is provided with an overview of this field of work, a range of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Mental Retardation, Education Work Relationship, Learning Activities
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Richter-Stein, Caryn; Stodden, Robert A. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1981
Incorporating simulated job samples into the junior high school curriculum can provide vocational exploration opportunities as well as assessment data on special needs students. Students can participate as active learners and decision makers. (CL)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Disabilities, Junior High Schools, Occupational Tests
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Fair, George, Ed.; Stodden, Robert, Ed. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 1981
Three articles comprise a section on personnel preparation in vocational education. Articles deal with two inservice programs in career/vocational education for the handicapped and a project to train paraprofessionals to assist special educators in vocational education. (CL)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inservice Teacher Education, Mainstreaming, Paraprofessional School Personnel
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Parker, Linda G.; Stodden, Robert A. – Elementary School Guidance and Counseling, 1981
Discusses the elementary school counselor's role in providing affective education to special needs students. Explores the need for special education courses in counselor training. Results of a national survey indicated only two states required a course in special education for counselor certification. Suggests recommendations for updating…
Descriptors: Counselor Certification, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Elementary Education
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Stodden, Robert A.; Ianacone, Robert N. – Exceptional Children, 1981
The proposed career/vocational assessment model outlines a developmental process for increasing an individual's awareness of self in relation to the world of work. (SB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Stodden, Robert A.; Lazar, Alfred L. – Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, 1979
Findings suggested that the prevocational exploratory experience was statistically effective in contributing to a positive change in the relationship between Ss' vocational interests and ability. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Careers, Employment Opportunities
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McCarthy, Richard M.; Stodden, Robert A. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1979
A student tutoring program in which nonhandicapped secondary students worked with their handicapped peers is described as a successful experiment in reverse mainstreaming. (CL)
Descriptors: Handicapped Children, Mainstreaming, Peer Teaching, Program Descriptions
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Stodden, Robert A.; Leake, David W. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 1994
The core of the education system must be transformed to make it supportive of exceptional students in transition. Attempts to improve the system by adding on programs rather than instituting core changes have not been effective. A "teaming" process that promotes school-community and interagency collaboration and infuses transition into the core of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Disabilities
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Smith, Garnett J.; Stodden, Robert A. – Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 1994
The Restructuring through Interdisciplinary Team Effort project focuses on changing the culture and structure of vocational special needs education in the Pacific Basin. Its three dimensions are cognitive core (best practices, outcome-focused design, strategic planning); team network of stakeholders; and systemic renewal (school-to-work…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Interdisciplinary Approach, Postsecondary Education, School Restructuring
Skouge, James R.; Kelly, Mary L.; Roberts, Kelly D.; Leake, David W.; Stodden, Robert A. – Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children (NJ1), 2007
This paper focuses on "technologies for voice" that are related to the self-determination of youth with developmental disabilities. The authors describe a self-determination model that values family-focused, community-referenced pedagogies employing "new media" to give voice to youth and their families. In line with the adage that a picture is…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Individualized Education Programs, Youth Opportunities, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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