ERIC Number: ED351585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reading/Writing Survival Skills for Hospital Staff.
Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
This document offers materials for a 16-hour course on reading and writing tasks performed by front-line hospital supervisors who have a high school education. The course was part of a workplace literacy project developed by Mercer County Community College (New Jersey) and its partners. The document begins with an explanation of the project, a rationale for the course, and a course outline that includes objectives, a topical outline, and a textbook reference. Next come materials for two modules on writing ("Creating the Short Document" and "Creating Reports, Proposals, Feasibility Studies, and Longer Documents") and two modules on reading ("Adaptive Reading Techniques: Introduction and Application" and Reading for Recordkeeping"). Included for each of these modules is information on the modules' career benefit, goal, objectives, topics, teaching methods, and method of evaluation. For the writing modules, there are also procedures for the teacher, exercises for learners, and some handouts. (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Basic Skills, Business Correspondence, Functional Reading, Hospital Personnel, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Rate, Reading Strategies, Recordkeeping, Retention (Psychology), Supervisory Training, Vocabulary Skills, Word Recognition, Word Study Skills, Workplace Literacy, Writing Instruction, Writing Strategies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see CE 062 480-501.