ERIC Number: ED413793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Introductions for Administering the General Work-Based Assessment.
Martin, Sabrina Budasi; Garcia, Paula
The set of materials are designed for the assessment of literacy, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL), listening and reading comprehension, and/or job-related skills of factory workers, and are based on work-related tasks. The materials consist of instructions for administering the test, a picture prompt booklet for the test administrator to use with the oral interview portion of the assessment, the worker test booklet, and a questionnaire for test users. The assessment itself consists of an 8-item listening comprehension test and a reading and writing test including identification, reading comprehension, and completion items. The test administration booklet contains: information on the test's design, timing, and scoring; the listening script; an oral interview form; and an overall test score sheet. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, English (Second Language), Field Tests, Interviews, Job Skills, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Listening Comprehension, Oral Language, Questioning Techniques, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Testing, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills, Writing Tests, Written Language
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees.