ERIC Number: ED240860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Project H.E.L.P. (Haitian/Hispanic Employability through Language Program).
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.
Project H.E.L.P. (Haitian/Hispanic Employability through Language Program) was developed in response to the language and employment needs of adult Spanish-speaking and Haitian immigrants in Florida. It is an interinstitutional cooperative educational program focusing on four basic aspects of communication: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. The primary purpose is to help students learn functional conversational English. The program is described in detail, including: (1) program philosophy; (2) administrative and programmatic organization, including sample data collection forms for a variety of administrative functions; (3) linkages and cooperative arrangements with community agencies, business, and industry; (4) outreach and need assessment; (5) curriculum objectives, models, and instructional materials; (6) teaching techniques and materials; (7) the volunteer component; (8) evaluation of student progress, staff, and the overall program; and (9) results of participant surveys. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Data Collection, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Haitians, Immigrants, Institutional Cooperation, Latin Americans, Needs Assessment, Outreach Programs, Program Administration, Program Design, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.