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ERIC Number: ED388788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 93
Abstractor: N/A
Complex Materials: Decoding the Facts. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
Burt, Lorna
This workplace skills course on complex materials is designed for employees who want to increase their comprehension of more complex reading materials in the workplace. It uses a variety of materials from the workplace, including forms, memos, letters, and reports. Introductory material includes a course outline, objectives, and topical outline. The course consists of 12 sessions, each of which has these components: objectives, topics, methods, evaluation, materials list, teacher tips, and information sheets and handouts. Topics covered in the sessions include the following: developing a reading strategy; skimming and previewing; using the dictionary effectively; strategies for dealing with unfamiliar vocabulary; frequently confused words; identifying subjects, main ideas, and supporting details; responding to memos and letters; filling out more complex forms; and reading reports. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599, ED 368 968-988, and CE 070 164-183.