ERIC Number: ED392935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-May
Making Training Connections: Integrating Workplace Education in Small Businesses.
Lopez-Valadez, Jeanne; And Others
This handbook is designed for individuals responsible for planning employee education, technical training, and other human resource development services in a workplace setting, especially in small business. It provides information on integrating basic education activities with technical training and organizational change activities to enable all employees to participate actively in the improvement of productivity and quality of work life. Each of the seven chapters is organized around a question--an issue, problem, or challenge that workplace educators must deal with in order to link basic education with technical training and organizational change. Chapters cover the following: (1) from basic skills to integrated learning; (2) the changing role of the workplace educator; (3) marketing comprehensive services; (4) collaboration through a team approach; (5) clarifying organizational and individual needs; (6) creating multiple learning opportunities; and (7) evaluation for continuous improvement. Each chapter contains an introduction, self-study questions, informative material, summary, and suggested self-review. Appendixes include the following: a list of 53 suggested readings, annotated lists of 11 workplace education handbooks and 38 workplace literacy curricula, list of 6 bibliographies of instructional material, list of clearinghouses and national centers, list of centers in the National Network for Curriculum Coordination in Vocational and Technical Education, list of National Association of Industry Specific Training Directors, and agencies involved in National Skill Standards Projects. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.