ERIC Number: ED416342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Support Systems for Injured Workers. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 5. 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 support systems for injured workers. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal, information utilization, and other skills addressed in the module; teaching points (points regarding on-the-job injuries, Workers' Compensation, on-the-job illness, and serious or permanent disability); sample learning activities; list of print resources and commercial ESL textbooks; sample lesson plan; transparency masters; learning activities and student handouts; pre- and postmodule student surveys; and scoring directions. The following objectives are addressed in the module lesson: interpret information about support systems; list sequential steps in applying for support; compare and contrast various support systems; and complete an application for state disability insurance. Included in the lesson plan are the following: objectives, description of the module's target audience and context, room setup guidelines, list of items needed and media used, and detailed instructions for conducting the lesson. (MN)
Descriptors: Accidents, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Functional Literacy, Injuries, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Occupational Diseases, Problem Solving, Records (Forms), Safety Education, Services, State Programs, Systems Approach, Workers Compensation
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