Designing Curriculum for Work-Based ESL Classes
This training is a facilitated discussion on designing curriculum and content for work-based English as a second language classes. Using expert-reviewed, research-based LINCS resources, the training address tailoring participants’ curricula and contextualizing class materials to meet immigrant students’ and industries’ employment needs. This session includes time for networking and sharing ideas and experiences with others in the field. Instrumental in building a network is learning what resources already exist—participants are asked to bring examples of materials that have been successfully used in their own programs (e.g., evaluation reports to employers, active learning activities, contextualized materials, curricula) to share with colleagues.