ERIC Number: ED416358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Transferring Professional Skills, Degrees, or Credentials from One's Native Country. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 21. 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 transferring professional skills, degrees, or credentials from one's native country. The basic career planning and job search principles are relevant to learners at all educational levels. The module contains the following: an overview of the topic; the specific skills that the module emphasizes; and teaching points, learning activities, resources, and commercial textbooks. A sample lesson plan begins with a cover sheet with objectives, learners and context, room setup, to bring, to do ahead, media used, and steps. The lesson plan indicates time required, materials required, and teacher and student activities. Other contents include overhead transparency masters, handouts, presurvey, and postassessment. The objectives for this module are as follows: analyze skills, licenses, and education requirements for a job; analyze own skills and education; locate information on professional organizations and licensing authorities; and prepare a career plan of action. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Career Planning, Credentials, Educational Certificates, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Immigrants, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Literacy Education, Occupational Information
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