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ERIC Number: ED186607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Bilingual Vocational Instructor Training. Information Series No. 201.
Hurwitz, Alan
This report discusses the background, needs, and major issues in preparing bilingual vocational instructors. Following a brief discussion of the significance of bilingual vocational instructor training, the second section uses statistics in describing potential recipients of bilingual vocational education and discusses the growth of bilingual education activities to serve them. In separate sections legislative developments that have influenced bilingual education are analyzed and bilingual vocational programs currently in progress for which instructors are needed are overviewed. The major section of the report focuses on the training of these instructors through (1) a conceptualization of the role itself (including bilingual, vocational, and instructional aspects), (2) an overview of eight significant training efforts nationwide, and (3) a discussion of issues involved in designing training, programs, such as basic approaches of training programs, competencies needed by the instructors, certification, career objectives, and language skill. (YLB)
National Center Publications, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 ($3.25)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.