ERIC Number: ED368985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
This workbook, designed for workplace literacy courses, contains materials for a mathematics review course focused on helping participants understand the meaning of numbers and arithmetic operations. Strategies are provided for increasing accuracy when doing computations with whole numbers, decimals, and percents. Applications to real work situations are used throughout with an emphasis on problem solving. Introductory materials include objectives, a topical outline, a course outline, and information on course time. The workbook contains lesson plans for 10 sessions (objectives, topics, method, evaluation, and materials needed), information sheets and problems to solve. Topics covered are as follows: mathematics anxiety, place value, problem solving, operations with whole numbers, reading charts and graphs, decimals, tolerance, measurements, percents, and paychecks. A pretest and a posttest with answers are included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599 and CE 066 398-418.