ERIC Number: ED220637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Identification and Assessment of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Students in Vocational Education Programs: A Handbook of Procedures, Techniques, and Resources.
Cordova, Rose Mary; Phelps, L. Allen
This handbook is designed to assist teachers, administrators, counselors, and others involved in identifying, assessing, and placing limited English proficient (LEP) students in vocational education programs. The handbook consists of four sections. The first section offers a series of suggested approaches and procedures to use in identifying LEP students. Section 2, describing the referral process, includes steps and suggestions for designing or using referral guidelines in local educational agencies. Section 3 provides suggestions and procedures for assessing LEP students in the following areas: English language proficiency; native language proficiency, vocational interest, vocational aptitude/skills; career awareness; educational achievement; and cultural adjustment. Section 4 describes some major ways of using assessment data, including counseling, placement, instructional planning, student's progress, and administrative planning. Included at the end of this handbook are resource documents (such as a summary report on student cumulative records or home language survey forms), abstracts of tests, references, and a bibliography. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Classroom Observation Techniques, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Educational Testing, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Limited English Speaking, Postsecondary Education, School Counseling, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Test Use, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Champaign. Coll. of Education.
Note: For a related document see CE 033 559.