Workplace instruction and workforce preparation for adult immigrants
Series or Serial: Briefs
Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: September 2007
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 8 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Workplace Literacy; Educational Objectives; Vocational Education
'Adult educators across the country are looking for ways to ensure that foreign-born adults will be successful in gaining English proficiency and in entering or advancing at the workplace. This brief reviews the three venues in which federally funded instruction is available for immigrant workers, describing basic program features and the strengths/challenges of each program type.' A list of references is included.
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