ERIC Number: ED416348
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Women's Changing Roles. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 11. 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, addresses the different roles of women in the United States. Topics covered include the following: identifying problematic lifestyle differences; defining solutions to such problems; role-playing effective and ineffective ways to address problems; acknowledging role changes necessary for success; identifying conflicting pressures; questioning and weighing traditional and contemporary values; and communicating uncertainties or perspectives on problems. Basic skills addressed include communication skills, thinking skills, personal qualities, using resources, interpersonal skills, using information, and working with systems. The module contains the following: teaching points for the instructor; sample learning activities; a list of 12 resources; a sample lesson plan consisting of objectives, learners and context, room setup, materials needed, tasks to do ahead, media used, and steps for conducting the lesson; role-play materials; and pre- and postassessments. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Employed Women, English (Second Language), Family Life, Family Problems, Family Relationship, Family Structure, Family Work Relationship, Females, Immigrants, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Life Style, Literacy Education, Sex Fairness, Sex Role
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