ERIC Number: ED422483
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Remediation, General Education, and Technical Mathematics. Educational Resources for the Machine Tool Industry.
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco.
This document contains descriptions of adult education courses in remediation, general education, and technical mathematics. They are part of a program developed by the Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology Educational Resources (MASTER) program to help workers become competent in the skills needed to be productive workers in the machine tools industry. Eight course descriptions are included in the remediation program: adult literacy, college preparatory reading I and II, writing skills I and II, basic mathematics, and beginning algebra I and II. Descriptions are provided for the following 11 general education courses and technical mathematics courses: oral and written communications, introduction to technical communications, interpersonal communications, composition I, college algebra, plane trigonometry, occupational mathematics, fundamentals of physics, human relations, college success skills, and general psychology. Each course description includes a short overview, prerequisites, course objectives, required course materials, course outline, and Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) activities.
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Communication Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Machine Tool Operators, Manufacturing Industry, Mathematics Instruction, Postsecondary Education, Remedial Instruction, Science Instruction, Sheet Metal Work, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Tool and Die Makers, Vocational Education, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Undergraduate Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco.