ERIC Number: ED334429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Outreach and Orientation for ESL Students and Bilingual Welding and Automotive Programs. Vocational Education Resource Package.
Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
This Vocational Education Resource Package (VERP) was developed to provide materials useful in replicating an exemplary vocational education program for special student populations in the California Community Colleges. This VERP provides information on two programs for limited English proficient students developed at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Part I is a general overview of the VERP project, including a list of the packages produced. Part II presents an overview of SBCC's program of Outreach and Orientation for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students, including its history, applicability, activities, overall effectiveness, and main features. Part III provides materials developed by SBCC for use with the program, including the Multi-lingual Orientation Guides (Spanish and Japanese); the SBCC Vocational Career Opportunities Pamphlet; a job description of the ESL Special Project Assistant; and an informal guide developed by SBCC indicating the recommended level of English proficiency for various occupational programs. Part IV gives an overview of SBCC's Bilingual Welding and Automotive Programs, including history, applicability, activities, overall effectiveness, and main features. Part V contains a sample of Spanish language materials developed for the bilingual welding program. (YLB)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Bilingual Education, Community Colleges, Demonstration Programs, Educational Counseling, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking, Orientation, Outreach Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Program Implementation, School Holding Power, Special Needs Students, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.