ERIC Number: ED297160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
How To Gather and Develop Job Specific Literacy Materials for Basic Skills Instruction. A Practitioner's Guide. The Work-Education Bridge.
Drew, Rad A.; And Others
This practitioner's guide was developed for instructors in schools and business and industry who need to gather materials and design, develop, and implement job-specific basic skills programs. It provides a practical model for establishing cost-effective basic skills and literacy programs. It also provides practical advice about how to use the information to develop instructional materials and basic skills job simulations. The guide covers the following ideas: why take a job-literacy approach?; what is literacy task analysis?; needs analysis; and conducting a literacy task analysis. A bibliography is included. Extensive appendixes provide a step-by-step walk-through for gathering or developing materials for a literacy program for a company or industry. They include site interview guidelines, materials for low-literate adult learners, vocabulary exercises, sample lessons, readability formulas, and resources. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Education Work Relationship, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Material Development, Mathematics Instruction, Program Development, Reading Instruction, Skill Development, Vocational Education, Workplace Literacy
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Room 110, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Indiana State Commission on Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Education.