ERIC Number: ED352562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Language. 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 reading and language instruction classes of the program. The first module, by Jennifer Burkhart, contains the following 10 lessons: learning styles, using questions, patterns of organization in written material, logical fallacies, using exacting words, words and their symbols, following directions, writing detail-oriented instructions and sequencing, training directions, and review of reading and language competencies. Lessons include an objective, required materials, allotted time, outlines of activities with instructor's notes, appendixes containing handouts or transparency masters, and individual student activities. The second module, by Mark Sullivan, contains eight lessons for instruction in reading and language for English as a Second Language. Lessons are as follows: "get the picture," vocabulary builder, structure and pronouns, the diary, the period and the paragraph, the word exchange, and the memo exchange. Lesson plans include an objective, required materials, time allotted, and activities. Worksheets are provided in an appendix. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Institutional Cooperation, Job Skills, Language Acquisition, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Reading Instruction, 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.