ERIC Number: ED227241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Careers in Which a Language Other Than English Is an Asset. Final Technical Report.
Feldman, Mona A.; And Others
The product of a study to identify and collect data on vocational occupations in which knowledge of languages other than English is an asset, this report contains information of fifteen such occupations. Covered in the individual chapters of the report are banking, building maintenance and construction, food service, health care, hotel, media, nursing, office, protective services and correction, recreation, rehabilitation and therapy, retail and wholesale trade, social service, transportation, and travel and tourism occupations. Each chapter contains the following information: prerequisites for bilingual vocational training project development, employment projections, prerequisites for job placement, a listing of corporations and organizations that supplied data during the study, descriptions of jobs included in the given occupational area, and a career progression ladder that reflects the structure of the organizations interviewed during the study. (A project report describing the study and a guide for using the research findings presented in the report are also included.) (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Banking, Bilingual Education, Building Trades, Communications, Correctional Rehabilitation, Educational Needs, Employment Projections, Food Service, Health Occupations, Hospitality Occupations, Labor Needs, Law Enforcement, Nursing, Occupational Information, Office Occupations, Police, Postsecondary Education, Prerequisites, Required Courses, Sales Occupations, Second Languages, Secondary Education, Security Personnel, Service Occupations, Skilled Occupations, Social Services, Social Workers, Transportation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Miranda (L.) and Associates, Bethesda, MD.