ERIC Number: ED380658
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Workforce Skills: Newsletter of the Skills for a Competitive Workforce Program, 1994.
Workforce Skills, 1994
This document consists of the four issues of the newsletter "Workforce Skills" published during 1994. This newsletter contains a variety of articles about Colorado's Community College and Occupational Education System (CCOES) and about work force skills training developed and delivered by community colleges. Each newsletter includes some or all of the following: articles about developing, implementing, and/or evaluating work force skills training programs; a review of a resource for or about workplace literacy/workplace education; profiles of CCOES board members; and announcements of upcoming events related to workplace education. Among the topics covered are the following: the workplace learning grant awarded to CCOES; using assessment results for individual goal setting; sharing curriculum across sites; teaching problem solving; how the CCOES workplace education program has influence on participants' lives, skills for self-directed teams; communication skills for teams; using interviews, observations, and surveys to measure impact; using interactive "cool-down" techniques to promote retention of material, foster interaction in the workplace, and provide instructors with feedback about what students are learning; issues that company advisory boards/teams face as workplace partners; and basic skills competencies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Educational Practices, Labor Force Development, Literacy Education, Partnerships in Education, Problem Solving, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado