ERIC Number: ED221647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Linking Math, Reading, and Writing Skills to Jobs.
This volume explains the products and processes of the Entry Standards Assessment (ESA)/Basic Skills Brush Up System. The ESA/Basic Skills Brush Up Centers System is a program designed to provide Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients with the math, reading, and writing skills needed to take advantage of job training. Following an introductory description of the system, the ESA, a job skills checklist, is examined. Section 3 shows how the ESA is used by CETA staff. The fourth section describes the Basic Skills Brush Up Centers, the individualized classrooms that provide basic skills instruction, and explains how the centers help clients acquire the basic job-related skills they need. Provided in the final section is a manual describing the process for developing ESA's. (A taxonomy of instructional objectives, originally developed by the Adult Competency Education Project, is appended to the volume. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Needs, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Vocational Evaluation, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Mateo Office of Education, Redwood City, CA.
Identifiers: Basic Skills Brush Up Centers; Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Entry Standards Assessment; Mathematics Skills
Note: Small portions of the document may not reproduce well due to small type. Developed for San Mateo County CETA Adult Employment Training Units by the CETA Staff Development Project through a grant from San Mateo County CETA Prime Sponsor.