ERIC Number: ED341833
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Skills Enhancement Program. Performance Report, Evaluation Report, and Administration Manual.
Wayne County Community Coll., Detroit, MI.; Industrial Technology Inst., Ann Arbor, MI.; Great Lakes Steel, Ecorse, MI.
This document contains three products of the Skills Enhancement Program, a cooperative venture between Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Wayne County (Michigan) Community College (WCCC), and Great Lakes Steel (GLS). The performance report describes the project's objective of designing a job-related literacy curriculum for hourly workers and project activities--worker recruitment; literacy audit; development of self-instructional booklets, a job skills database, and an administration manual; implementation through tutoring at WCCC and GLS; and evaluation. The evaluation report contains nine sections: approach; administration; needs assessment; presentation of findings; use of materials; use by students; use during one-to-one tutoring; use as course materials; and overall findings. The administration manual includes the following sections: foreword; introduction; demographics of GLS; job analysis and training at GLS; set-up of a workplace literacy program; program administration and implementation; project administration and implementation; specialized materials/Tech Prep workbook; evaluation; and three appendices. The appendices are as follows: historical overview of training electrical craft personnel, work breakdown task list by ITI staff, and evaluation forms. Nine figures are included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Electrical Occupations, Job Skills, Metal Industry, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Remedial Mathematics, Remedial Reading, School Business Relationship, Skill Development, Student Recruitment, Workbooks, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wayne County Community Coll., Detroit, MI.; Industrial Technology Inst., Ann Arbor, MI.; Great Lakes Steel, Ecorse, MI.