ERIC Number: ED339874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Workforce Literacy: Employment & Workplace Materials. A Guide to Recent and Recommended Books.
Lane, Martha A.; And Others
The books in this work force literacy guide are listed alphabetically by title in each of two sections. The author, publisher, copyright date, reading level, type of book, number of pages, International Standard Book Number, price, and annotation comprise each entry. "Basic Books for Adult New Readers" contains 14 listings: "Building Success in the Workplace"; "Communication Skills That Work--A Functional Approach for Life and Work, (Books 1 and 2)"; "Don't Get Fired--How To Keep a Job"; "Get Hired--Finding Job Opportunities"; "How To Get a Job and Keep It"; "Job Interview Guide"; "Math Skills That Work--A Functional Approach for Life and Work"; "More than a Job"; "Practicing Occupational Reading Skills"; "Reading Skills That Work: A Functional Approach for Life and Work, Books 1 and 2"; "Real Life Employment"; and "Work-Wise--Tactics for Job Success.""Books for English-as-a-Second-Language Students" contains six listings: "Whattaya Do--Business English"; "The Working Experience"; "The Working Culture for New Americans, Books 1 and 2" (Cross-Cultural Communication and Career Development); and "Working in English, Books 1 and 2." In addition, 12 sources for more information" and addresses of publishers and distributors are listed. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Beginning Reading, Business English, Career Development, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Employment Interviews, Employment Patterns, Employment Programs, English (Second Language), High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Immigrants, Intercultural Communication, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Labor Force, Mathematics Skills, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Success, Vocational Adjustment, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Free Library of Philadelphia, PA.