ERIC Number: ED321599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-May
Workplace ESL Literacy Program of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner Newspaper.
Herald Examiner, Los Angeles, CA.
This packet of materials from the Los Angeles Herald Examiner's English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) workplace literacy program, defunct since the newspaper's closing, contains the following items: an overview of the program; a list of units and subunits; two sample lesson plans; teacher guidelines about evaluation and progress; lists of specific language competencies and subskills for each of seven learner levels; a press release describing the program; a selection of student writing samples; announcements of the program in Spanish and English; an evaluation of the program, including a timeline, description of program outcomes, and recommendations for curriculum and administration; outlines of the roles of the literacy consultant and project manager; and a recommended program timeline from early planning through evaluation and a recognition luncheon. The program was intended for newspaper employees who wanted to learn to read and write in English and Spanish, and covered workplace issues and skills such as obtaining a job, the workday routine, getting pay, workplace responsibilities, health and safety, discrimination, union participation, ethics, promotion, and education. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Herald Examiner, Los Angeles, CA.