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ERIC Number: ED381654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Individual Skill Lessons. The Port of Baltimore Workplace Skills Development Project.
Blumner, Ellen; And Others
This learning module was developed during a project to deliver workplace literacy instruction to individuals employed in the more than 50 businesses related to the activities of the Port of Baltimore. It contains a sample of individual lessons that the project instructors used in individualized tutorial sessions with students working on reading, writing, and math skills. The module is divided into seven sections on the following topics: solving word problems in mathematics; using measurement; completing a port insurance worksheet; using coherent sentence structure; avoiding jargon in writing; developing reading comprehension skills; and developing the technical reading skills required to read graphs, charts, and maps. Each section includes objectives, procedures, student handouts, learning activities/problems, and answer sheets. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Content Area Reading, Functional Literacy, Graphs, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Numeracy, Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Word Problems (Mathematics), Workplace Literacy, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Dundalk Community Coll., Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers: Marine Occupations; Maryland (Baltimore)
Note: For related documents, see CE 068 754-763.