ERIC Number: ED416345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Issues Relating to Women's Immigration Status. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 8. 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 adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) courses, focuses on issues related to women's immigration status. 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 immigration law and married women, immigration law and battered women, and immigration status and access to education and health care); sample learning activities; list of World Wide Web and organizational resources; sample lesson plan; transparency masters; student activities; excerpts from U.S. immigration law; pre- and postmodule student surveys; and scoring directions. The following objectives are addressed in the module lesson: research immigration law language; discuss family unity provision, analyze women's immigration issues; verify information on immigration issues; review potential effects of immigration status; and find solutions to a problem. Included in the sample lesson 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 completing the steps involved in conducting the lesson. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Functional Literacy, Immigrants, Immigration, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Womens Education, World Wide Web
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