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Meeting Language, Literacy, and Career Needs of Adult English Language Learners

Course #: 02-599

Price: $8.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • IACET: 0.1 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 2.00 Hours

This course will be expiring on 12/28/2023. After this date, you will be unable to take this course for renewal credit.

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Course Description

The ever-increasing language demands in education and the workforce can be particularly challenging for adult ELLs, many of whom may have low literacy levels, limited formal schooling, and limited English language skills. The purpose of this brief continuing education course, developed using information from the U.S. Department of Education, is to provide an overview of the need for increased rigor in all English language acquisition programs and to present a broad overview of considerations for connecting ELA to career pathways. Models designed to strengthen the alignment of adult education, employment, and skills training are discussed as well as the skills that ELLs need to succeed at work and in postsecondary education. The course also includes a broad overview of digital literacy as it relates to adult English language learners (ELLs) in English language acquisition programs.

Course Objectives

1. Outline the rationale for increased rigor in all English language acquisition programs as well as ways to respond to the language, literacy, and career needs of ELLs.

2. Summarize the key areas that need to be included in adult ELA programs to promote success for adult ELLs in today’s world.

3. Discuss practical strategies to connect adult ELLs to work and training along with ways to engage employers.

4. Describe the role of digital literacy for ELLs in obtaining and sustaining employment, supporting children in school, participating in community life, and accessing education and training.

5. Identify how basic digital skills can be incorporated into instruction and how technology can extend learning.

This course expires on 12/29/2023

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Course Date: 2017-02-02

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