ERIC Number: ED351578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Mercer County Community College Workplace Skills Project. Grant Period March 1, 1991-August 31, 1992. Final Evaluation.
Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
This final report of an 18-month workplace literacy project (a partnership of Mercer County Community College, a large automobile components parts manufacturer, a hospital, a physics laboratory, and a chemical plant) contains the following: (1) and introduction; (2) a performance report on nine goals of the program; (3) a schedule of accomplishments, including a month-by-month plan of operation; (4) a report of participant outcomes; (5) the results of a partner assessment survey; (6) a description of dissemination plan; (7) an external evaluation; (8) a list of key personnel; (9) a summary of the impact of the project; and (10) sample evaluation survey questionnaires. Outlines are provided for the following courses: reading; written and oral communication; basic science; work survival skills; English in the workplace; industrial English as a Second Language; basic math I, II, and II; becoming an active listener; basic writing; math for front line supervisors; English as a Second Language for hospital staff; winning telephone tips; time management; how to conduct a staff meeting; managing stress; creative problem solving; business writing; physical sciences overview for lab technicians; reading a blueprint; customer service; presenting a positive self-image; and personal productivity. Following the report are supporting documents, including teachers' inservice workshop materials, Handbook for Workplace Literacy Instructors, brochures and other materials used to publicize the courses, and lists of competencies for some of the positions in which workers, who participated in the program, are employed. (CLM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Functional Literacy, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving, Reading Skills, School Business Relationship, Stress Management, Time Management, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see CE 062 481-501.