ERIC Number: ED372215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reading and Study Skills. An Offering of Step Ahead: A Partnership for Improved Health Care Communication.
New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. Dept. of English.
This course in reading and study skills developed especially for hospital employees is intended to be taught onsite and to complement a hospital's other training and staff development efforts. It is designed to help adults who want to go back to college to get advanced vocational or technical training. It consists of a list of course goals, outline of assignments, and instructional materials, activities, and exercises on five topics. The topics are as follows: an introduction discussing attitude, goals, and commitment; becoming a better student; reading skills; listening skills and classroom notes; and test-taking skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Advance Organizers, Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Guides, Hospital Personnel, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Listening Skills, Literacy Education, Notetaking, Reading Skills, Study Habits, Study Skills, Test Wiseness, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. Dept. of English.
Note: For related documents, see ED 343 022-026 and CE 066 809-815. The project's other partners were the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy and seven hospitals within New Mexico.