ERIC Number: ED352501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
"Keep on Truckin'" Literacy Program [for Adults]: Performance Report; Teacher's Handbook; Final External Evaluation Report.
Indian Hills Community Coll., Ottumwa, IA.
This document is composed of a performance report, a teacher's handbook, and an evaluation report of a workplace literacy program to prepare drivers for the Commercial Drivers' License examination. The performance report addresses actual accomplishments of five objectives. It identifies the number and characteristics of project participants who completed and did not complete activities and the outcomes of those who did; it also reports dissemination and project evaluation activities. The teachers' handbook contains a description of the "Keep on Truckin'" program, list of procedures teachers are expected to follow, suggestions for presenting the material, copies of required forms, a blank certificate of participation, and a flier advertising the program to commercial truckers. The evaluation report section of the document covers the purpose of the inquiry, major questions asked, data collection, program implementation, major findings, and evaluator's comments. The bulk of the evaluation report is nine appendices, which contain the following: inservice training materials regarding the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process to identify competencies and competencies the project recommends workplace literacy instructors have; selected materials used to develop the Systematic Curriculum and Instructional Development model; an implementation schedule for the Keep on Truckin' program; selected supporting materials such as letters and awards certificates; selected administrative documents and committee minutes; fliers, announcements, and memoranda; selected listing of program participants and employers who were interviewed; and copies of news clippings. (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Certification, Context Clues, Driver Education, Hazardous Materials, Job Training, Literacy Education, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Public Health, Reading Skills, State Licensing Boards, Traffic Safety, Transportation, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Indian Hills Community Coll., Ottumwa, IA.
Identifiers - Location: Florida