ERIC Number: ED291918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Project BILLET Curriculum Package. Bilingual Vocational Skill Training Program 1986-1987.
Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.
This document describes a project that provided vocational skills and job-specific English-as-a-second-language (ESL) training to Spanish-speaking adults in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Project BILLET (Bilingual Learning and Employment Training) offered training in five vocational skill areas: machine technology, welding technology, geriatric nursing assistant, dental/clerical assistant, and word processing/data entry. The Project BILLET curriculum package is composed of two major sections. The first section consists of an introduction to the structure and purpose of bilingual vocational training. This section describes the project's target population, goals, objectives, and methodologies, as well as staffing patterns and program components. The program components include recruitment, assessment and selection criteria, vocational skills instruction, ESL instruction, work readiness instruction, and job development and placement. The second section describes the courses, instructional methods, and techniques as well as the instructional materials and resources for both the vocational and language skills components. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Dental Assistants, Educational Resources, Employment Potential, Geriatrics, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Machine Tools, Nurses Aides, Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods, Vocational English (Second Language), Welding, Word Processing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.