ERIC Number: ED288978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Present a Positive Image. Work Skills: Work Maturity Skills Competency 1.0. Connections. School and Work Transitions.
Lankard, Bettina A.
This learning module is one of a series that teaches the competencies of "Job Search Skills," part of the "Work Skills" package--a set of competency-based instructional materials written for low-level readers that prepares students with specific job search and job keeping skills. ("Work Skills" is part of the "Connections" package, which represents a synthesis of significant work on education and employment and presents a coordinated set of resources to assist school administrators, counselors, teachers, and employers in helping students in their school and work transitions.) The following tasks are covered in a series of operational units: following good grooming practices (maintaining cleanliness and practicing dental hygiene), practicing good health habits (following good nutritional and diet principles and following habits that promote physical fitness), dressing appropriately for the job (selecting appropriate work clothing and keeping clothing in good condition), and exhibiting self-confidence (identifying personal strengths and using positive body language). Each operational unit contains some or all of the following: a competency statement, a task statement, a unit title, a performance objective, steps entailed in completing the performance objective, and one or more information sheets. An overview of the Work Maturity Skills training program is also included. Topics covered in the overview include the importance of work maturity skills, the competencies required for work maturity, and the individualized and competency-based approaches to instruction. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, Hygiene, Individualized Instruction, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Self Care Skills, Self Esteem, Skill Development, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Maturity
National Center Publications, Box SP, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (Order No. SP100CB07--$15.00; complete Connections set, SP100PR--$350.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 263 383 and CE 047 979-998.