ERIC Number: ED336505
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Systematic Problem-Solving, Communications and Group Process Skills for Secondary and Post-Secondary Educators. Methods, Information and Exercises. Educator's Manual.
Indiana Labor and Management Council, Inc., Indianapolis.
The purpose of this manual is to acquaint both teachers and administrators of vocational and technical education with the principles and methods of fostering better leadership, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills as well as instituting cooperative models as a strategy for better preparing students to enter the world of work. The first unit addresses the major changes that have taken place in the U.S. economic system over the past several years. This unit points out how the concern for productivity and quality relies to a great extent on the input of workers both as individuals and groups. The remaining four units provide teaching materials to assist vocational educators in providing these new skills to students: (1) group processes; (2) communications; (3) leadership; and (4) systematic problem solving. Each unit contains the following parts: (1) introduction; (2) learning objectives; (3) conceptual materials; (4) exercises; and (5) references. (NLA)
Descriptors: Brainstorming, Case Studies, Communication Skills, Decision Making, Group Dynamics, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Communication, Job Enrichment, Job Sharing, Job Skills, Leadership Qualities, Listening Skills, Nonverbal Communication, Participative Decision Making, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Productivity, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching Guides, Teamwork, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Commission on Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Labor and Management Council, Inc., Indianapolis.