ERIC Number: ED065862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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English on the Job, Language Arts: 5113.31.
An exploration of basic language and communication skills is the subject matter of this course. Performance objectives for the student include: (1) recognition of employment-related words, (2) satisfactory completion of various application forms, (3) correct oral response to questions, (4) identification of basic facts about social security, labor laws, unions, and employment agencies, (5) differentiation between desirable and undesirable levels of behavior and dress in obtaining and keeping a job, (6) composition of a letter of application in reply to an employment advertisement, and (7) relating self to fictional accounts of job hunting and acceptance. Course content centers around choosing a job, applying for the job, labor laws, and problems on the job. Teaching strategies and materials include student participation, class discussion, resource personnel, field trips, and application forms. (CK)
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Content, Course Objectives, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Employment, English Instruction, Field Trips, Instructional Materials, Job Application, Labor Legislation, Language Arts, Performance Criteria, Speech Communication, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Unions, Word Recognition
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.