ERIC Number: ED211853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Vocational Dental Assistant Training. Program Performance Report, Final, August 15, 1979-August 14, 1980.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Univ. Extension.
In addition to a 20-page program narrative, this report provides materials from a bilingual vocational dental assistant training project (1979-80). These program accomplishments are discussed: curriculum, English as a Second Language (ESL), student performance, in-service training, and languages and cultures represented. Major activities and events are also enumerated. Program problems considered include English comprehension and communication, study habits, and enrollment decline. Other topics covered are publicity, dissemination, and progress on data collection and evaluation. The employment service and student projects are also described. Appendixes include teacher evaluations of student bilingual oral hygiene presentations, list of students and languages and cultures, copies of articles publicizing the program, and program brochure. Three exemplary copies of one student project, the Plaque Control Notebook, are provided in both English and Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese. An attached 35-page section contains additional program narrative, providing information on the program status in 1980-81. It considers need, institutional criteria for the program, goals and objectives, plan of operation, ESL, goal achievement, evaluation, and personnel. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Bilingual Education, Dental Assistants, Dental Health, Economically Disadvantaged, English (Second Language), Experiential Learning, Out of School Youth, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Student Projects, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Univ. Extension.
Identifiers: California; Limited English Speaking; UCLA School of Denistry
Note: Parts of appended materials will not reproduce well due to small print.