ERIC Number: ED036719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Report of Recommendations Concerning Educational Programs for the Non-English Speaking Adult Population.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Concentrating on the educational needs of migrant, non English speaking Mexican Americans in California and other southwestern states, the conference program dealt with herein sought to develop a regional plan. Eleven areas of concern were identified: coordination, funding, curriculum, guidance, personnel, services, followup, liaison, facilities, and research. Participants in workshops on family life and parent education, vocational education and training, adult basic education, general academic instruction, intercultural bilingual instruction, mass media, and technological approaches offered recommendations regarding each concern. Three workshops held to study suitable educational methods and instructional materials produced their own recommendations for further regional study and action. Educators and Mexican American leaders also considered such concerns as program development in the community, structure and services, scheduling of services, and the enlisting of community involvement and support. (The document includes forms for evaluating educational television programs and English instructional materials.) (ly)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.