ERIC Number: ED402491
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Entrepreneurial Training Center (ETC): A School-to-Work Transition Model Adapted for Out-of-School Adult Learners. ETC Methods and Materials Resource Book.
Sherow, Sheila M.; Scrimshaw, Roberta
This resource book provides materials and methods for a model Entrepreneurship Training Center (ETC) school-to-work program for rural out-of-school adults. Introductory materials include learning goals within ETC's four curriculum areas, instructional methods, and introduction to key concepts. The remainder of the book is divided into four sections corresponding to ETC's curriculum areas. Each section begins with an overview of the area. The area is divided into a number of categories, each of which consists of key concepts. For each key concept, these materials may be provided: readings, information, and activities. The work force readiness area addresses the following key concepts: job readiness, career awareness and exploration, career planning, obtaining employment, skills employers look for, basic skills as they relate to the workplace, and job performance and promotion. The entrepreneurship area's key concepts are as follows: the entrepreneur personality type, small business, starting a business, types of business ownership, business plan, marketing plan, production or service processes plan, management plan, financial plan, and business law. The lifelong learning area consists of these key concepts: views on lifelong learning, knowledge span, study skills, memory skills, educational trends, and postsecondary and training opportunities. The technology in the workplace area has only one concept: computer software to format a resume. Additional resources include names of organizational resources and the Pennsylvania Small Business Operations and Resources Guide. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for the Study of Adult Literacy.