ERIC Number: ED407880
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Skills Enhancement Training Program.
The set of materials presented here are curriculum materials from a workplace literacy and basic skills program, funded largely through the U.S. Department of Education and operated by a food and beverage workers' local union. The program offered instruction from 1990-94 in basic skills, General Education Development (GED), workplace communication, and English as a Second Language (ESL) to food service workers in Washington, D.C. The curricular materials include descriptions of all classes, individual learning plan forms that enumerate competencies for basic skills and pre-GED classes, forms for performance-based assessment used with basic skills and ESL classes, a questionnaire for workers' communication skills focus groups, the corresponding questionnaire for the managers' focus group, a list of competencies for the workplace communication classes, the individual learning plan form for ESL, and three pages from the ESL curriculum. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Communication Skills, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Focus Groups, Food Service, Individualized Instruction, Job Skills, Language Skills, Literacy Education, Organizational Communication, Records (Forms), Second Language Instruction, Student Needs, Unions, Vocational English (Second Language)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Food and Beverage Workers Union, Local 32, Washington, DC.