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ERIC Number: ED416351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Using Information Resources. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 14. 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 how to access and use information resources in order to function in the workplace and in daily living. Topics covered include the following: analyzing newspaper articles; preparing a weather graph; calculating average prices; locating information in a telephone book; gathering information from service agencies; accessing information on the Internet; eliciting, receiving, interpreting, and responding to verbal information; selecting and using appropriate technology; and evaluating reliability of information. 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 14 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; readings; role-play materials; and pre- and postassessments. (KC)
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