CONTEXTUALIZATION. Mazzeo (): “A diverse family of instructional strategies designed to more seamlessly link the learning of foundational skills and academic or occupational content by focusing teaching and learning squarely on concrete applications in . Disclaimer: The LINCS System is maintained under contract with CivicActions with funding from the U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), under Contract No. ED-EVP-OF The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of the U.S. Department of.
Contextualized instruction has been getting more and more use in the field of adult education and is thought to be an effective instructional strategy. Basic skills instruction with explicit connection to meaningful content is assumed to engage students’ interest and facilitate instruction. Contextualized Curriculum for Workplace Education: An Introductory Guide. Written by Jenny Lee Utech of the MA Worker Education Roundtable for the MA Dept. of Education, Adult and Community Learning Services, 3 Introduction. Workplace education programs usually offer basic skills classes to entry-level workers.
When using contextual learning in their classrooms, adult educators should consider the following recommendations for practice: (1) select an approach reflecting the complex contexts of learners' lives; (2) examine materials for bias; (3) avoid imposing the perspectives of others; and (4) use the group as a Cited by: Contextualized curriculum must often be created by instructors who work in Integrated Education and Training programs. The following resources include frameworks for the development of such curriculum as well as a few examples of existing contextualized curriculum. Frameworks & Processes •.