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ERIC Number: ED337579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Pages: 283
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Skills Training: A Launchpad for Success in the Workplace. Literacy Task Analysis Project. Final Technical Report.
Taylor, Maurice C.; Lewe, Glenda R.
This report describes a set of procedures for conducting a literacy task analysis so that employers, educators, and trainers can understand the basic workplace training needs of employees. Four sections are included: (1) bridging the gap--demands, skills, and solutions in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada; (2) job, task analysis, and literacy task analysis; (3) results of the literacy task analysis; and (4) using the project results in different occupational sectors. The third section examines five case studies in the following job areas: motor vehicle repairer; grocery store receiver, retail sector; pre-cast repair and cleaning laborer; assistant grocery manager, retail sector; and butcher and butcher supervisor. Appendix A addresses the applicability of literacy task analysis to a variety of workplace situations in nine occupational sectors: (1) hospitality; (2) education; (3) financial; (4) retail; (5) manufacturing; (6) natural resources; (7) transportation; (8) construction trade; and (9) health care. Forty-one references are included. (NLA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Algonquin Coll., Ottawa, Ontario. Adult Basic Education Dept.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom