ERIC Number: ED335489
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
California Community College Handbook: Teaching Basic Skills in Vocational Education. Model Programs.
Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
This handbook was produced as a result of a project that studied California community college programs that teach basic skills in vocational education programs. The project included a literature review, a telephone survey, and 12 site visits. The handbook contains four sections: (1) steps for integrating basic skills and vocational instruction; (2) profiles of eight model programs, including background, purpose, description, development process, recommendations for replication, and sample materials developed for the courses and programs; (3) a bibliography of 49 supporting/related resources; and (4) an appendix that contains the site visit interview schedule and survey instrument. The model programs profiled are the following: Workplace Learning Laboratory, MiraCosta College; Applied Mathematics for Electronics, San Jose City College; Occupational Readiness Program, Bakersfield College; Communication Skills Division--Basic Skills Program, San Joaquin Delta College; Vocational Training Center Literacy Laboratory, Fresno City College; Applied Mathematics Career Programs--a Curriculum Development Model, Los Medanos College; Auto Literacy Program, Yuba College; and College Skills for Health Occupations Students, Vocational Education Special Topics, and Functional Literacy, Santa Rosa Junior College. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, Communication Skills, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Electronics, Employment Potential, Functional Literacy, Integrated Curriculum, Job Training, Literacy Education, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.