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ERIC Number: ED388790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 185
Abstractor: N/A
Interpreting Company Materials. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
Burt, Lorna
This workplace skills course on interpreting company materials is designed to help students interpret and make better use of the signs, notices, forms, memos, and instructions that they come across at work. Introductory material includes a course description, objectives, topical outline, evaluation, evaluation applicable in the workplace, and teacher tips. The course consists of 24 sessions, each of which has these components: objectives, topics, methods, evaluation, materials list, and information sheets and handouts. Topics covered in the sessions include the following: job terms; abbreviations, acronyms, and pictorial symbols; working with codes and numbers; subjects and verbs; singulars and plurals; sentence structure; paragraphs; interpreting forms; filling out forms; schedules; reading and interpreting instructions; writing instructions; strategies for dealing with unfamiliar vocabulary; spelling and pronunciation; reading for information; reading and interpreting maps and diagrams; and using maps and diagrams to instruct others. (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.