ERIC Number: ED472204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-May
An Introduction to ESL in the Workplace: A Professional Development Packet.
Crocker, Judith; Sherman, Renee; Dlott, Michael; Tibbetts, John
This professional development packet consists of two sessions, each requiring 6 hours. Session one is designed to teach participants to do the following: identify at least three unique characteristics of workplace English as a Second Language (ESL); describe the steps involved in developing a workplace ESL program; identify the basic steps of planning, implementing, and evaluating workplace ESL programs; and design an ESL workplace education program. It focuses on reasons for workplace ESL; knowledge foundation for developing workplace ESL programs; comparison of ESL and workplace ESL; planning, implementing, and evaluating workplace ESL programs; and points for developing and delivering workplace ESL programs. Session two teaches participants to: select at least three appropriate instructional strategies for a workplace ESL program; develop a lesson plan for a workplace ESL class; and identify at least three methodologies for workplace ESL evaluation. It focuses on designing workplace ESL programs, planning lessons, and developing generic course content and competencies, and it includes a lesson plan activity and evaluation strategies. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, English (Second Language), Lesson Plans, Professional Development, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Workplace Literacy
For full text: http://www.pro-net2000.org/CM/content_files/89.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.
Note: A publication of Building Professional Development Partnerships for Adult Educators Project (PRO-NET 2000).