ERIC Number: ED406858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Real Jobs for Real People: Guide for Teachers.
The curriculum presented in this teacher's guide is designed to provide limited-English-proficient adults, primarily refugees and immigrants, with language, communication, and employment-related skills for successful job acquisition and performance. It draws on experience in working with the refugee community, and includes input from employers and job developers. While some of the content is time-sensitive (e.g., tax information), the design is adaptable to different dates and contexts. The teacher's guide is intended to accompany a text of the same title, but does not contain text content or exercises. An introductory section describes the materials and suggests classroom teaching techniques. This is followed by teaching guidelines for 12 instructional units, each on an employment-related topic. Unit guidelines include objectives and teaching suggestions and activities keyed to the textbook. Unit topics include: the job market; employer expectations; attitude; making work-related choices and changes, including welfare services; understanding earnings and taxes; the job search; job application; writing resumes; successful interviews; and career planning. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Planning, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, English (Second Language), Grammar, Immigrants, Interviews, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Labor Market, Language Skills, Refugees, Relevance (Education), Resumes (Personal), Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Teaching Guides, Vocabulary Development, Vocational English (Second Language), Welfare Services, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Fresno County Office of Education, Fresno, CA.