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ERIC Number: ED337649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Building a Workforce for the South. Proceedings of the Regional Workplace Literacy Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, June 21-23, 1990).
Nelson, Lucie, Ed.
The focus of this conference workplace literacy in the South is the need for cooperation and collaboration among policy-makers, business and industry, labor, and education providers. The document contains nine presentations: "What Frito-Lay Has Done in Workplace Literacy" (Mossberg); "The Need for a Literate Workforce in the South" (Price); "Policy Recommendations for Workplace Literacy" (Fingeret); "The U.S. Department of Education's Workplace Program--Governmental Perspectives" (Brand); "Effective Employee Basic Skills Program Roles for Labor and Business" (Jurmo, Sarmiento); "Recent Research of What Works and What Doesn't Work in the Workplace" (Mikulecky); "Developing Curriculum in the Workplace" (Valentine); "Training in Workplace Literacy" (Philippi); and "Upgrading Academic Skills in the Workplace--A Success Story at Duke Power Company" (Fowler). The conference agenda, a roster of participants, and regional conference tips are included. (NLA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.; Southern Governors' Association, Atlanta, GA.; National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; Eastern Kentucky Univ., Lexington.