ERIC Number: ED391095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Availability of Products from National Workplace Literacy Grants (1992-93).
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
This publication lists some of the curriculum resources that were produced through the National Workplace Literacy Program, Section 371 of the Adult Education Act, as amended by the National Literacy Act of 1991. The curriculum resources in this publication were developed during 1992-1993 of the demonstration program. The curriculum materials are indexed by industry and cross-referenced. The majority of the curriculum materials fall under three industry categories: health care; manufacturing; and textiles, with 12-16 curriculum resource products described under each category. In addition, some products are described in the following areas: agriculture, construction, custodial employment, general skills, government, hotel and housekeeping occupations, workplace literacy, metalworking, service, waste handling, and wine. Each description includes the following: availability information; the business, industry, or union population served; the number served; the partners; information about the project and the products; and cost. Eight appendixes provide information about the following: (1) grantees included in the publication; (2) United Migrant Opportunity Services, Inc.; (3) Iowa Western Community College; (4) Massachusetts Department of Education; (5) Wisconsin Board of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education; (6) Center for Advanced Study in Education/City University of New York Graduate School; (7) Parkway Area Adult Basic Education; and (8) the ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education and the Curriculum Coordination Centers. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Educational Resources, Federal Legislation, Inplant Programs, Job Skills, Literacy Education, Manufacturing, On the Job Training, Program Descriptions, Textiles Instruction, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.