ERIC Number: ED416340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Unemployment Insurance. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 3. LAES: Latino Adult Education Services Project.
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal, information utilization, and other skills addressed in the module; teaching points (points dealing with working with the UI system's agency representatives, considering availability of unemployment insurance when choosing a job, and using the UI system); sample learning activities; list of print resources and commercial ESL textbooks; resource sheets; sample lesson plan; transparency masters; learning activities and student handouts concerning sexual harassment and other women's work issues; pre- and postmodule student surveys; and scoring directions. The following objectives are addressed in the lesson: interpret terms related to unemployment, explain UI, interpret and complete forms, role play interacting with claims officers, participate as a team member, record information accurately, and apply rules and principles to a situation. Included in the lesson plan are the following: objectives, description of the target audience and context, room setup guidelines, lists of items needed and media used, and detailed instructions for conducting the lesson. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Youth, Adult and Alternative Educational Services Div.
Authoring Institution: Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, City of Industry, CA.; California State Univ. Inst., Long Beach.
Identifiers - Location: California