ERIC Number: ED352561
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Problem Solving. Workplace Education Program Curriculum.
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 three modules for the problem-solving and computer learning systems classes of the program. The first module contains three lessons on problem-solving team meetings that cover putting a problem-solving meeting together, solving problems, and conducting the meeting. The second module demonstrates a successful model of problem solving in the workplace. Its five lessons cover the following: identifying the problem, researching, analyzing the problem, selecting and planning a solution, and presentation of the solution. The seven lessons of the third module on computer learning systems are on the following topics: computer hardware and software, the keyboard, start up and shut down, computer games, learning styles, and the keyboard tutor. Lessons include an objective, required materials, allotted time, outlines of activities with instructor's notes, and appendixes containing handouts or transparency masters and student worksheets. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, Institutional Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, School Business Relationship, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, 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.