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ERIC Number: ED393978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Writing Curriculum for the Workplace. A Report Prepared by the Project Staff of the Workforce 2000 Partnership.
Steck, Susan; And Others
This document explains the curriculum development process used by the Workforce 2000 Partnership, a network of industries and educational institutions that provide training in communication, computation, and creative thinking to employees in the textile, apparel, and carpet industries in 15 plants in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. First, a rationale is presented for beginning the curriculum development process by conducting a needs assessment. Next, the partnership's models/procedures for defining the elements of an effective workplace curriculum and sequencing learning activities are described briefly. Finally, the importance of including learners in evaluation is emphasized. Attached to the document are the following: sample lesson plan for a learning module in understanding an employee handbook; transparency master of the general theory of instructional sequence for adult learning that the partnership uses as a basis for its curriculum development process; sample individual education plan form; bibliography of five resources pertaining to developing curricula for adult learners; and information sheet listing the members and objectives of the Workforce 2000 Partnership and the areas it serves. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A