ERIC Number: ED333180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Basic Skills for the Workplace.
Taylor, Maurice C., Ed.; And Others
This book is a practitioner's guide to developing literacy training programs for workers. Titles of the 28 chapters and epilogue are as follows: "Understanding the History and Definitions of Workplace Literacy" (Askov, Aderman); "Understanding Literacy in the Canadian Business Context: Conference Board of Canada Study" (Hart); "Understanding Basic Workplace Skills in a Changing Business Environment" (Jones); "Understanding the Need for Workplace Literacy Partnerships" (Lewe); "Understanding Lessons Learned in Employee Basic Skills Efforts in the United States: No Quick Fix" (Jurmo); "Understanding Values in Workplace Education" (Draper); "Understanding a Project Proposal Development" (Anderson); "How to Assess Learners and Build Workplace Literacy Programs" (Ioannou et al.); "How to Assess Organizational Needs and Requirements" (Waugh); "How to Establish a Workplace Basic Skills Program: A Blue Print for Success: (Carnevale et al.); "How to Approach Worker Testing and Assessment" (Taylor); "How to Identify Workplace Communications Skills in the British Columbia Sawmill Industry" (Hawyrsh); "How to Plan and Conduct a Literacy Task Analysis" (Taylor, Lewe); "How to Design Instruction: From Literacy Task Analyses to Curriculum" (Philippi); "So We Can Make Our Voices Heard: The Ontario Federation of Labour's BEST Project on Worker Literacy" (Turk, Unda); "Basic Skills Upgrading: A Trades Training Perspective" (Evetts, Flanagan); "Workplace ESL and Literacy: A Business and Education Partnership (Kinsey); "The Massachusetts Workplace Education Program" (Hikes); "A Canadian Volunteer Industrial Tutoring Project" (Batdorf); "WORKBASE: Practical Approaches to Literacy in the Workplace" (Taw); "Towards a Workplace Literacy Curriculum Model" (Langenbach); "Choosing Workplace Literacy Resources" (Imel); "Adapting Workplace Materials for Teaching ESL Students" (Meenan); "Thinking Critically in the Workplace" (Pierce); "Accrediting Basic Skills for the Workplace" (Morphy); "Using Television for Work Force Basic Skills Training" (Shafer); "Evaluating Workplace Literacy Programs" (Chang); "Deciding on the Effectiveness of Workplace Literacy Programs" (Mikulecky, D'Adamo-Weinstein); and "Reflections on Education in the Workplace" (Draper). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Job Skills, Job Training, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, Problem Solving, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Unions, Values, Workplace Literacy
Culture Concepts Inc., 5 Darlingbrook Crescent, Toronto, Ontario M9A 3H4 ($29.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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