ERIC Number: ED162140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Methods and Materials for Teaching Occupational Survival Skills. Problem Solving.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
This occupational skills instructional module on problem solving is one of twelve making up a curriculum guide on the human aspects of working in organizations. The modules are designed for utilization at various educational levels ranging from high school to adult and continuing education, in either academic or vocational programs. This module is organized into nine sessions: (1) what is problem solving, (2) rating your problem-solving skills, (3) and (4) problem-solving steps, (5) solving problems in groups, (6) fact findings, (7) idea finding, (8) solution finding, and (9) evaluating the solution. Each session is arranged according to the following components: topic; objective; skills emphasized (a listing of specific skills, e.g., making independent decisions, following instructions); notes on the importance of the session topic; list of materials and equipment needed (a copy of each student worksheet, transparency and/or handout is included); activity (description of how to conduct activity); and follow-up (discussion questions or activities to assist students in summarizing or evaluating the session topic). Teacher resources including the titles, sources, and descriptions of books, articles, and audiovisual aids conclude the module. A 16-item multiple choice test for use with this module is available in document CE 018 569. CE 018 556 describes the twelve modules and their development. (JH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Decision Making, High Schools, Human Relations, Information Seeking, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Problem Solving, Work Attitudes
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, 76B Horrabin Hall, Macomb, Illinois 61455 (entire fourteen-unit set, $15.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 018 556-569