ERIC Number: ED372281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Ahead...And Staying There. Workplace Literacy Tutor Manual.
Seminole Community Coll., Sanford, FL.
This manual is designed for tutors who are helping to teach workplace literacy to job seekers or newly employed adults, especially former migrant farm workers in Florida. The manual is organized in five sections. The first section contains background material, including an overview of the program, and information about adult learners, migrant farm workers, small businesses, and adult educators. The second section presents teaching techniques, describing the tutor's role, along with teaching strategies and learning styles. In the third section, workplace literacy is described, and some workplace terms are defined; suggestions for the first meeting between tutor and client are made. The fourth section consists of three sample lessons on reading, information grids, and production, and the final section lists eight resources in Florida. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Employment Potential, High School Equivalency Programs, Inplant Programs, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Migrant Adult Education, Migrant Programs, Migrant Workers, Small Businesses, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Seminole Community Coll., Sanford, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida