ERIC Number: ED416362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Career Advancement. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 25. 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 career advancement. It is designed to provide a framework for thinking about career advancement in terms of three kinds of trajectories: education-based, vertical, and horizontal; a set of issues which class participants should think about in managing career advancement; and some ideas about self-assessment and information gathering. 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: identify employment goal; analyze skills required for employment goal; identify other jobs with similar skills; locate One-Stop Career Center; research steps to reach employment goal; and prepare Plan of Action. (YLB)
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