ERIC Number: ED419428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Training for Employment Participation. Resource Package.
Marshall, Brigitte, Comp.
The resource materials in this package are designed for use by English language and job training instructors attempting to make their instruction more urgently and comprehensively employment-focused. They are arranged in topical sections, each with an introduction and brief description of how they may be used. Sections address these topics: background information on the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Needed Skills (SCANS) Report, employers' perceptions, and strategies for using the report to teach the designated skills; instructional design and SCANS-influenced lesson plans; classroom management, grouping and involvement strategies; selection and use of instructional technology; supporting students in accepting responsibility for their own learning; assessment and accountability (general issues and self-assessment strategies); designing programs for low-level students; connecting adult education programs to business and industry; and testimonials from teachers and administrators who have been working with strategies presented in this package. The materials may be used as masters for reproduction and adaptation as appropriate. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Environment, Corporate Education, Difficulty Level, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Language Skills, Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Student Empowerment, Vocational English (Second Language)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Social Services, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: N/A