ERIC Number: ED381746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
O.A.T.S.: What the Real World Needs in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening: Occupational Application of Tasks and Skills in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening--A Communication Application Curriculum and Tech Prep Project.
Bradley, Gaylene K.; Winfield, Collette M.
Enabling teachers at both the secondary and post-secondary levels to show students the communication skills they need to be successful in particular careers, this paper presents the reading, writing, speaking, and listening tasks routinely performed by persons working in a variety of occupational tasks. Occupations listed in the paper are divided into Associate degree programs and Vocational Diplomas as offered at Moraine Park Technical College. A sampling of the occupations listed in the paper include accounting, child care, computer information systems programmer analyst, culinary arts, legal secretary, medical secretary, accounting assistant, automotive service technician, barber/cosmetologist, food service production, machine repair, office assistant, and public safety telecommunicator. Each listing in the paper presents the job title; a list of journals and other periodicals employees would read, study, and use on the job; and specific reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and tasks employees would perform on-the-job. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Moraine Area Partnership Tech Prep Consortium, WI.
Authoring Institution: Moraine Park Technical Coll., Fond du Lac, WI.