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ERIC Number: ED392311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar-29
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
Workplace ESL: Low Investment/High Yield Assessment and Customizing.
Messmer, Bet; Pemberton, Kristeen
A variety of materials and forms used in the development of vocational English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs for industry employees are provided, with little narrative information. They include: a list of criteria for teacher selection; forms for recording contacts with companies; a list of information sources and content areas and several forms to be used in curriculum needs assessment; forms for assessing specific workers' communication skill needs; guidelines for assessing workers' English language and communication skills; a questionnaire to determine workers' preferences for course content; a description of the first four class sessions of one course; a form for planning a lesson based on a teacher-selected scenario; a list of resources for needs assessment and curriculum development, background information on worker education, oral communication, cultural diversity, ESL instruction, and meeting and presentation skills; a list of statements adapted from a personnel policy manual and personnel assessments; a sample in-class reading comprehension test; a form for customizing company curricula; and some classroom instructional materials. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Santa Clara Unified School District, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (29th, Long Beach, CA, March 26-April 1, 1995).