ERIC Number: ED368911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Basic Skills in the Workplace: Practical Guide for Development & Implementation.
Parkway School District, St. Louis, MO.
This practical guide and its supplement address the adult basic education (ABE)-Business/Industry partnership in all aspects. The guide considers the concerns of how to expand programs successfully into the workplace. The format of the guide conveys the following: the project approach to a particular area, the results of that approach, and recommendations for further implementation. These essential steps are covered: starting up, records and reporting, staffing a program, surveying and site selection, business/education partnership, setting up sites, teachers, tutors, marketing, and evaluations. Appendixes provide examples of letters, surveys, forms, articles, flyers, etc. for use as guides for development for personal needs. An outline is included of a 30-hour series of instructional modules to train ABE teachers for the workplace. The supplement contains examples of letters, forms, surveys, articles, assessments, evaluations, statistics, partnership agreement, individual learning plans, functional context materials, advisory meeting agendas, and minutes that were developed and used in the project. They are intended to guide design of other workplace basic skills programs. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Parkway School District, St. Louis, MO.