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LAES has developed a series of immigrant issue instructional modules entitled "Tierra de Oportunidad" for orientation to our complex society.

MODULES

LAES modules address four domains:

Advancing Work and Career

Managing Family Life

Promoting Community Participation

Developing Life Long Learning

Each LAES module has the following components:

 

"Tierra de Oportunidad"
Instructional Modules

Advancing Work and Career:

Instructor

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Module 01 - Making Choices About Jobs
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3 4
Transparencies: 1

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(36kb)

Module 02 - Women's Work Issues
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4
Transparencies: 1 2

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(26kb)

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(23kb)

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(30kb)

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(27kb)

Module 03 - Unemployment Insurance
Student Handouts: 1 2 3
Transparencies: 1

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(27kb)

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(24kb)

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(27kb)

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(25kb)

Module 04 - On The Job Health And Safety
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4
Transparencies: 1
Teacher Handouts: 1 2

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(26kb)

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(22kb)

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(25kb)

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(25kb)

Module 05 - Support Systems For Injured Workers
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4
Transparencies: 1 2

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(25kb)

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(22kb)

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(20kb)

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(22kb)

Module 24 - Supervisors and Teamwork
Student Handouts: 1
Transparencies: 1 2 3
Teacher Handouts: 1 2

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(23kb)

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(31kb)

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(24kb)

Module 25 - Career Advancement
Student Handouts: 1

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(33kb)

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(22kb)

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(24kb)

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(25kb)

Module 26 - Women in Non-traditional Occupations
Student Handouts: 1 2 3
Transparencies: 1

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(33kb)

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(21kb)

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(19kb)

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(22kb)


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Managing Family Life:

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Module 09 - Renting A Place To Live
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Transparencies: 1 2 3
Teacher Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5

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Module 10 - Landlords' And Tenants' Responsibilities And Rights
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3 4
Transparencies: 1 2

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(27kb)

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(24kb)

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(34kb)

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(24kb)

Module 11 - Women's Changing Roles
Student Handouts: 1
Transparencies: 1

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(31xkb)

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(24kb)

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Module 13 - Issues In Accessing Services
Student Handout: 1
Transparencies: 1 2

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(31kb)

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(23kb)

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(26kb)

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Module 14 - Using Informational Resources
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Transparencies: 1 2

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(28kb)

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(24kb)

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(24kb)

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(24kb)

Module 16 - Dealing With Stress
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4
Resource Sheet: 1
Transparency: 1

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(33kb)

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(18kb)

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(28kb)

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(26kb)

Module 23 - Parenting In The U.S.
Student Handouts:1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Resource Sheets: 1 2
Transparencies: 1 2

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(34kb)

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(23kb)

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(27kb)

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(22kb)

Module 27 - Men's Changing Roles
Transparency: 1

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(30kb)

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(21kb)

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(18kb)

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(17kb)

Module 28 - Children's Changing Roles
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3 4
Transparency: 1

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(25kb)

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(22kb)

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(24kb)

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(20kb)


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Promoting Community Participation:

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Module 08 - Issues Related To Women's Immigrant Status
Student Handouts: 1 2 3
Transparency: 1

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(22kb)

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(25kb)

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(22kb)

Module 15 - Civic Participation
Student Handouts: 1 2
Resource Sheet: 1

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(28kb)

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(23kb)

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(29kb)

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(25kb)

Module 17 - Dealing with Taxes
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3
Transparency: 1

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(32kb)

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(22kb)

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(23kb)

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Module 18 - Analyzing, Debating Community Issues
Student Handouts: 1 2
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3
Transparency: 1

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(25kb)

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Module 19 - Collaborating with Neighbors
Overview
Objectives
Collaboration

 

 

 

 

Module 20 - Following Changes In Laws About Immigrants
Student Handouts: 1 2
Resource Sheet: 1
Transparency: 1

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(33kb)

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(22kb)

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(28kb)

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(24kb)

Module 22 - Dealing With Law Enforcement Authorities
Student Handouts: 1 2
Transparency: 1

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(45kb)

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(33kb)

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(26kb)

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(28kb)

Module 29 - Becoming A Citizen
Student Handout: 1
Resource Sheets: 1 2 3
Transparency: 1

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(30kb)

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(22kb)

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(24kb)

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Developing Life Long Learning:

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Module 06 - Access To Adult Learning Opportunities
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Transparency: 1

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(62kb)

Module 07 - Teenagers' Access To Higher Education
Student Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Transparency: 1

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(24kb)

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(29kb)

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(23kb)

Module 12 - Parents Involvement In Their Children's Education
Student Handouts:1 2 3
Transparency: 1

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(27kb)

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(23kb)

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(29kb)

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Module 21 - Transferring Professional Skills, Degrees, or Credentials from One's Native Country
Student Handouts: 1 2 3
Resource Shees: 1
Transparency: 1

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(30kb)

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(23kb)

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(26kb)

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(25kb)


Module 30 - Learning to Learn
Transparency: 1

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(32kb)

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(76kb)

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(40kb)

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Authors: Ed Kissam and Holda Dorsey

A project of the California Department of Education, Youth, Adult and Alternative Educational Services Division, funded by contract #4213 of the Federal P.L. 100-297, Section 353 with California State University Institute and Hacienda LaPuente USD. However, the content does not necessarily reflect the position of that unit or of the U.S. Office of Education. 1997