ERIC Number: ED439287
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Guide for Instructors of Adult ESOL. Quality Professional Development Project.
Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville.
This manual on conducting an adult English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) program is designed for professional development of new ESOL instructors. It is one of three manuals developed to supplement a previous series of professional development manuals. The Adult ESOL Instructor Self-Directed Assessment is provided to assess prior adult ESOL teaching knowledge. Its answer key is correlated to the manual's page numbers for easy reference. Each of the five units consist of some or all of the following components: objectives; informational material; and references. The following are unit topics: (1) student orientation, assessment, and placement; (2) frameworks curricula: adult ESOL, adult vocational ESOL, workplace readiness, and citizenship; (3) adult ESOL instructional strategies; (4) student tracking: literacy completion points; and (5) your institution's adult education ESOL programs and resources (to be customized by the program manager). Appendixes include adult education acronyms, ESOL academic skills, sample lesson plans and activities, definitions, instructor resources, staff development mentoring model, and evaluation form. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Students, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Faculty Development, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Recruitment, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Authoring Institution: Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville.
Note: For other guides in the Quality Professional Development Project, see ED 430 098-104 and CE 079 933-934.