ERIC Number: ED401378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Phoenix Closures, Inc. Curriculum. Basic Workplace Math. Worker Education Program.
This document contains the lesson plans for a 12-week course in basic workplace math that was developed for clothing and textile workers through the joint efforts of Northeastern Illinois University's Chicago Teachers' Center and the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. A chart for recording students' mastery of 25 course objectives is provided. The following topics are covered in the 12 course units: goal setting and math phobia; enumerating and computing; basic operations and workplace computing (addition and subtraction); basic operations and workplace computing (multiplication and division); workplace problems for production; introduction to fractions; basic operations for fractions; word problems using fractions; percentages and fractional equivalents; measurement (imperial versus metric); numerical interpretations on blueprints; and calculators and estimating and general review. The lesson plan included for each unit contains the following: objectives, learning activities, evaluation activities and criteria, and reinforcement activity. (MN)
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: Northeastern Illinois Univ., Chicago. Chicago Teachers' Center.; Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Chicago, IL.
Note: For related documents, see ED 379 954-957, ED 391 396-400, ED 392 309-310, and CE 071 253.