ERIC Number: ED371235
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
IT & Basic Skills. A Training Pack for Tutors.
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
This training package, which is designed for use by tutors teaching basic skills in a variety of adult education settings throughout the United Kingdom, consists of four booklets. The first two booklets explain how to use Microsoft Works word processing and spreadsheet software. Each contains instructions for using the Microsoft products in MS DOS (versions 2 and 3) and Windows environments. The third booklet, which discusses using spreadsheets to develop numeracy skills, includes sections on setting up a spreadsheet and using basic spreadsheet skills to solve consumer credit problems, read charts, create charts and materials, and make decisions. Outlined in the fourth booklet, which deals with using word processing software to develop literacy skills, are techniques for introducing students to word processors, using word processors in group work, and planning lessons and developing instructional materials. The third and fourth booklets are divided into sections containing the following: aim, objectives, section outline, skills checklist, list of materials needed, procedure, evaluation activity/criteria, and learning activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Numeracy, Spreadsheets, Tutoring, Word Processing
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, 7th Floor, Commonwealth House, 1-19 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1NU, England, United Kingdom (20 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom