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ERIC Number: ED416342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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