ERIC Number: ED331321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Occupation-Specific VESL Needs Assessment. A VESL Staff Development Training Resource Packet.
West, Linda; Wilkinson, Betty
Materials for a teacher workshop on assessing student needs for vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) are gathered. An annotated workshop outline presents the content and sequence of the workshop. Masters are provided for handouts and transparencies, which include an icebreaker activity, the workshop agenda, materials from the "Dictionary of Occupational Titles" and the "Occupational Outlook Handbook," a list of recommended resources, a chart integrating content areas and language instruction in occupation-specific VESL, general and occupation-specific shop safety, tools, materials, and shop procedures for a number of occupations (auto mechanics, welding, upholstery, electronic assembly, and auto body work), and a checklist for assessing language need in five areas (vocabulary, situations, functions, structures, and register). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Assembly (Manufacturing), Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Electronic Equipment, Instructional Materials, Language Teachers, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, Occupational Safety and Health, Skilled Occupations, Staff Development, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Vocational English (Second Language), Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Chinatown Resources Development Center, San Francisco, CA.
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