ERIC Number: ED392308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Workplace Education Partnerships: Compromises, Promises, and Practices.
A Pima County (Arizona) adult workplace education program in English as a Second Language (ESL) is outlined. Salient elements in program design, student recruitment and program marketing, student assessment, instructional methods, and program evaluation are noted, and the topical content of the ESL curriculum is charted. Tasks/competencies and language functions to be taught are specified in each of these job-related areas: giving and getting personal information; socializing at work; tools, supplies, equipment, and materials; learning, doing, and teaching on the job; working in teams; on-the-job health and safety; company policy, pay and benefits; and individual job performance review. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Inplant Programs, Interpersonal Communication, Occupational Safety and Health, Personnel Policy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Teaching Methods, Vocational English (Second Language), Work Environment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Pima County Adult Education AZ
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (29th, Long Beach, CA, March 26-April 1, 1995).