ERIC Number: ED403392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Workplace Literacy Teacher Training: Strategies for Program Implementation.
Harrington, Lois G.; And Others
These four learning guides comprise one of four packages in the Workplace Literacy Teacher Training series that provides information and skills necessary for the user to become a successful instructor in an effective workplace literacy program. The guides in this package focus on tasks required to support the program as it is implemented. Each guide consists of these Lanka, India, Colombia, Brazil, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom (UK). meet the objectives, readings followed by questions for reflection, application activity, evaluation guidelines, and annotated bibliography. The first guide addresses management of instruction, presenting strategies for planning and managing small group learning to deal with a multilevel classroom and to develop low-level literacy as well as higher-order thinking skills. The second guide reviews the purposes of learner assessment, presents specific techniques and devices, and highlights techniques most appropriate for workplace literacy programs: workplace scenarios, portfolios, and performance tests. The third guide focuses on how to develop an individualized Workplace Development Plan and describes effective learning activities and instructional strategies, including use of learner-generated materials. The essential elements of tutoring and mentoring and their benefits to the workplace literacy program are addressed in the fourth guide. It provides specific guidelines for planning, initiating, and managing a tutoring/mentoring program. Contains a total of 35 references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Heterogeneous Grouping, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Mentors, Performance Tests, Portfolio Assessment, Professional Development, Program Development, Program Implementation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Small Group Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Workplace Literacy
Publications, Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. LT73D: $25; set of four packages, LT73: $90).
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: Lake County Coll., Grayslake, IL.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Note: For related documents, see CE 073 121-123.