ERIC Number: ED366760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
TRW Communications on the Job I-II. [Employee Manual and] Facilitator Manual.
Cuyahoga Community Coll., Cleveland, OH.
Employee and facilitator manuals are provided for two courses developed for a workplace literacy program: Communications on the Job I and II. Each 10-session course begins with a preassessment and ends with a postassessment. Components of each 2-hour session are objectives, informational materials, and problems or exercises. The facilitator copies include a session overview with time suggestions and the answer keys. Topics covered in the first course include the following: self-awareness and personal learning styles; successful learning strategies; vocabulary building system; phonics review--consonants; using the dictionary; vocabulary building; phonics review--vowels; process and types of reading; job-related vocabulary improvement; roots, prefixes, and suffixes; synonyms and antonyms; homophones and homographs; following instructions; drawing logical conclusions; active listening skills; how to deal with difficult communication situations; and role playing. Topics covered in the second course are as follows: process and types of reading; active and passive reading; skimming and scanning; technical vocabulary building system; homophones and homographs; previewing; job-related vocabulary improvement; prefixes and suffixes; synonyms and antonyms; identifying main ideas, topics, and details; following instructions; drawing logical conclusions; reading and writing: memos; active listening skills; and identifying codes and symbols on schematics and blueprints. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Curriculum Guides, Inplant Programs, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Phonics, Pretests Posttests, Reading Skills, Teaching Guides, Vocabulary Development, Word Study Skills, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Cuyahoga Community Coll., Cleveland, OH.
Note: For related documents, see CE 065 594-596.