ERIC Number: ED388796
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Problem Solving. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
This guide, part of a series of workplace-developed materials for retraining factory workers, provides teaching materials for a workplace course in problem-solving techniques. The course is a review of basic problem-solving techniques focused on helping participants to be comfortable solving problems on the job. Topics covered include the following: defining a problem, writing a problem statement, steps in problem solving, creative thinking, people and problems, and an action plan for problem solving. The introductory materials include a course outline, course objectives, a topical outline, and information on course length and continuing education credits. Lesson plans for three sessions are provided. The session materials include teaching notes, information sheets, exercises, and worksheets. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Models, Problem Solving, Problems, Student Evaluation, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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.