ERIC Number: ED377386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Agency and Partnership Based Orientation Program for Workplace Educators.
Jackson, Joyce; Schwendeman, Ruth
This guide contains the materials needed to conduct a 3-day workshop that is part of a program to train Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) staff to deliver on-site workplace education (WE) programs. Presented first is an overview explaining the orientation program's agency-based, site-specific, and subject-specific components. The next three sections contain outlines for conducting workshop sessions on the following topics: QCC's mission and role in the community, concepts of adult learning, guiding principles of WE, program development, roles/responsibilities of planning teams, training planning teams, functioning in a business setting, delivering WE instruction, analyzing basic skills, developing learning activities, and evaluating programs. Each session outline contains the following: time and materials required, objectives, and steps in conducting the session. The activities and materials planned for the site- and subject-specific components of the orientation, which have yet to be developed, are discussed. Appendixes contain the following: transparency masters and handouts containing information about QCC, adult learning, and topics taught in WE courses; and sample instructional materials for use in WE programs. Contains 33 references on adult learning. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Workshops, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts