ERIC Number: ED253269
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Skills in Postsecondary Occupational Education: Faculty Development Resource Manual. Materials Developed and Used by New York State Two-Year College Staff in the Role of Faculty Trainers.
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center.
Designed as a reference of staff-tested activities for use in teaching basic skills in occupational programs, this manual presents materials and activities for introducing important math, writing, and career survival skills. Part I describes a New York statewide professional development program designed to help two-year college occupational faculty facilitate students' basic skills acquisition. Background on the program's writing, math, and career survival workshops is provided, with information on the purposes and format of the resulting resource manual. Part II identifies personnel and participants involved in the professional development program. Parts III, IV, and V present the instructional and staff development materials. Math topics covered in part III include developing a perspective; common error and reasoning patterns, and difficulty areas; problem solving and word problems; understanding math anxieties; determining math needs in technical programs; and inservice activities. Part IV addresses writing concerns, including using needs assessments, improving writing assignments, competency criteria for writing, and program evaluation. Materials dealing with career survival focus on workshops, helping relationship programs, integrating career survival skills, writing resumes, after-college strategies, and company expectations. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Grants Administration.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center.
Identifiers - Location: New York