ERIC Number: ED352559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Communication Skills. Workplace Education Program Curriculum.
Burkhart, Jennifer; Sullivan, Mark
The BUILD Program (Businesses United to Increase Literacy Development) was conducted from June 1991 through December 1992 as a cooperative workplace literacy program joining Arapahoe Community College and four companies in Littleton, Colorado. This document consists of two modules for the communication skills classes of the program. The first module, "Workplace Learning Skills," by Jennifer Burkhart, contains six lessons on the following topics: communication methods, communication barriers, the roles people play in teams, presentations, managing conflicts in teams, and giving and receiving criticism. Lessons include an objective, required materials, allotted time, outlines of activities with instructor's notes, appendixes containing handouts or transparency masters, and outlines of individual student activities. The second module, "English as a Second Language" (ESL) by Mark Sullivan, contains 14 lessons or segments for instruction in ESL. They are as follows: personal introductions, the American alphabet, sounds, spelling, "Wheel of Fortune,""Jeopardy," important words, "what?," directions and positions, following directions, giving directions, question and answer charades, and a communication rating quiz. Lesson plans include an objective, required materials, time allotted, and an activity. Worksheets are provided in an appendix. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, College Programs, Communication Skills, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Institutional Cooperation, Interpersonal Relationship, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Arapahoe Community Coll., Littleton, CO.