ERIC Number: ED380654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Workplace Math I: Easing into Math.
Wilson, Nancy; Goschen, Claire
This basic skills learning module includes instruction in performing basic computations, using general numerical concepts such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, averages, ratios, proportions, percentages, and equivalents in practical situations. The problems are relevant to all aspects of the printing and manufacturing industry, with emphasis on basic measurement skills, converting fractions to decimals, reading a ruler, and figuring cost information that might be used in a customer service environment. 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, transparency masters, and pretests and posttests. Supplementary materials include a mathematics outline, a syllabus, pretest and posttest with answer keys, and handouts. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, 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.