ERIC Number: ED380650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
General Workplace Algebra. A Numerical Approach to Workplace Problem Solving.
This learning module reviews basic algebraic principles, the use of algebra for solving mathematical problems in the workplace as related to electronics, mechanics, computer operations, printing, and the general concepts of algebraic formulas. The course provides students with a practical knowledge of algebra in areas such as variable algebraic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of monomials and multinomials, and solving for specified variables from given formulas. The module includes units for six class sessions. Each unit includes the following materials: rationale, learning objectives, curriculum notes and references for the instructor, course outline, introduction, evaluations, information sheets, problems to solve, and transparency masters, pretests and posttests, and course evaluations. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Algebra, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, High School Equivalency Programs, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Manufacturing, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Printing, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Community Coll. and Occupational Education System, Denver.; Pikes Peak Community Coll., Colorado Springs.
Note: For related documents, see CE 068 598-610.