ERIC Number: ED286067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Bilingual Vocational Education. Project Abstracts 1987-1988.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Abstracts are provided for 16 bilingual vocational education projects offered in 1987-88. Each abstract provides information on: grantee; state; project title; project director, address, and telephone number; project officer and U.S. Department of Education address; language group(s) served; occupational skills area(s); length of training cycle (in weeks); number of cycles; weekly hours of vocational training, English as a Second Language instruction, and job counseling; number of trainees; cost per trainee; amount of stipend; cost per hour of instruction, counseling, placement, and other ancillary services; grant award amount; grant number; period of award; coordinating agencies; additional funding sources; and title of project. Projects are divided into three categories: bilingual vocational training projects; bilingual vocational instructor training projects; and bilingual vocational materials, methods, and techniques projects. Representative areas covered in these projects (and the population groups served by each) are: banking/finance and general clerical (Chinese, Spanish); electronic assembly (Southeast Asians); bookkeeping with computer applications and child development (Spanish); child care (Spanish); Chinese cooking (Chinese); microcomputer applications in clerical occupations (Chinese); architectural drafting, computer-based business skills, and furniture finishing (Russian, Farsi, Cambodian); diesel mechanics (Spanish); cosmetology (Spanish); air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration (Spanish); residential and commercial electricity (Spanish); and building trades, clerical, food service, and printing trades (Vietnamese, Spanish). (YLB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Auto Mechanics, Bilingual Education, Building Trades, Cambodians, Child Care Occupations, Chinese, Clerical Occupations, Computer Oriented Programs, Cosmetology, Diesel Engines, Food Service, Home Economics, Indochinese, Industrial Arts, Laotians, Microcomputers, Occupational Home Economics, Office Occupations Education, Persian, Printing, Program Descriptions, Russian, Spanish, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vietnamese, Vocational Education, Vocational English (Second Language), Word Processing
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.