ERIC Number: ED307435
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
What Works! Guidelines for Workplace Skills Enhancement Programs.
Caulder, Trisha C.; And Others
This manual contains guidelines for implementing and maintaining Workplace Skills Enhancement programs. These guidelines are intended to be a resource to adult education directors and their staffs as they work with local businesses, industries, and organizations in combating adult illiteracy. The manual is divided into the key steps in implementing and maintaining a successful program. Examples and further references are provided for each step. The steps are as follows: plan; design; implement and maintain; and evaluate. Appendixes include a fact sheet on the economic impact of adult illiteracy in South Carolina; a brochure describing workplace programs; industry support letters; a sample contact letter; business/industry handout on why employees need workplace programs; cost breakdown sheet; cooperative agreement; information on performing a literacy audit and building a curriculum; sample recruitment techniques; and program evaluation form. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Corporate Education, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, On the Job Training, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Skill Development, Workplace Literacy
Office of Adult Education, South Carolina Department of Education, Rutledge Bldg., Columbia, SC 29202.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Adult Education.