ERIC Number: ED361536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Workforce Education Training Manual. A Section 353 Demonstration Project.
Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.
This training manual deals with developing and implementing work force education (workplace literacy) programs. It consists of three sections and an appendix. Discussed in the first section are the scope and purpose of work force education, work force education participants, types of basic skills problems and solutions, and the need for competency-based basic skills training. The second section covers program coordination, development of an action plan, as well as recruitment and provides a checklist for workplace literacy partnerships and a copy of the on-site workplace literacy agreement between the Polk County, Florida, school board and companies contracting for training services. The third section examines the following aspects of training program implementation: learner motivation, instructional techniques, supervisor's training, literacy audits, and student assessment. It includes a table of motivation techniques, a workshop outline and instruction materials for a supervisor's training workshop, sample employer questionnaires to assess training needs, guidelines for conducting a literacy audit, and task analysis worksheets. Appended are information on Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) testing, financial support, program components, curriculum frameworks, the Grenelefe Task Analysis, and 26 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Coordination, Curriculum, Educational Needs, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, Participant Characteristics, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Records (Forms), Student Educational Objectives, Supervisory Training, Teacher Workshops, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.