ERIC Number: ED256922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Diversified Occupations I.
This curriculum guide consists of materials for use in presenting the first year of a two-year course in diversified occupations that is designed to teach job search and job-holding skills to disadvantaged and English as a second language (ESL) students. Addressed in the 25 units included in the guide are the following topics: the purposes of diversified occupational education, the reasons people work, phone techniques, resume writing, job applications, cover letters, job interviews, job safety, skill building, career exploration, effective communication, self-improvement, human relations, knowing oneself, diversified occupational math, payrolls, personal budgets, checking accounts, credit, taxes and tax returns, consumerism, consumer advertising, the American free enterprise system, labor unions, and leadership. Each unit contains some or all of the following: one or more lesson plans (each of which includes a lesson name, lesson times, teacher set-up guidelines, materials needed, performance objectives, evaluation criteria, special notes to the instructor, a course outline, and course procedures); handouts; sample forms; learning activities and exercises; and a unit test. Also included in the guide is a bilingual workbook written in Cambodian and English that includes materials for four of the aforementioned units dealing with job search methods. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Cambodians, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills, Disadvantaged, Employment Interviews, English (Second Language), Guidelines, Human Relations, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Labor Market, Leadership, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Skills, Money Management, Occupational Safety and Health, Prevocational Education, Records (Forms), Resumes (Personal), Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Telephone Usage Instruction, Unions, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Mukilteo School District, Everett, WA.
Note: Prepared at Mariner High School. For a related document, see CE 041 149.