ERIC Number: ED411476
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The Instructional Guide for Abbott Skills Enhancement Classes. Revised Edition.
Ballinger, Ronda; Gee, Mary Kay
This guide, which integrates adult basic education (ABE) curriculum, job skills for Abbott Laboratories, and work-related foundation skills, is designed for an instructional program in the skill areas of reading, writing, oral communications, mathematics, and problem solving. In addition to creating a uniform process and product to promote consistency in classroom instruction, the guide provides the following: tips for effective instruction, matrixes showing the relationship of the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) skill levels to the skill groups in the Abbott classes; a learner needs questionnaire; information about assessment and a teacher checklist for authentic assessment; and charts of skill groups related to learning objectives in reading (on two levels--for learners whose reading level is within 0-6.90 and for learners whose reading level is within 7.0-10.9), writing, oral communications, mathematics, and problem solving. The guide also contains forms for recording instructional progress and teacher comments and recommendations, and information for teacher observation and staff development. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Communication Skills, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Workplace Literacy, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of General Engineering.
Authoring Institution: Lake County Coll., Grayslake, IL.
Note: For related documents, see ED 402 464-468, ED 403 389-392, CE 074 843-846, and CE 074 851.