From: Craig Merlic <merlic**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.UCLA.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] English in Lab
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2019 15:41:59 -0800
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The Safety Training Consortium is an association of =EF=BB=BFhigher research universities that develops safety training for the research community. There is an e-Learning course on Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety in Mandarin. If you need a Spanish course, that is not available yet.




Craig Merlic

Professor of Chemistry, UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Executive Director, UC Center for Laboratory Safety

Los Angeles, CA  90095-1569

Voice:  310-825-5466




From: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU> on behalf of Pam <aubu**At_Symbol_Here**HOTMAIL.COM>
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 3:20 PM
To: <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] English in Lab


I was wondering if anyone might help me with this issue. I have a number of English language learners in my classes. Recently there was a near miss accident that was in part due to the student not understanding me and me not being able to catch the issue as their conversation in lab is not in a language I understand. 


I want the class to be inclusive but it is hard monitor issues when the conversations among students are not in English.


Does anyone have any ideas on how to handle this?




Pamela Auburn, PhD

2041 Branard

Houston TX 77098

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