ERIC Number: ED424444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Workplace Training Project at Lane Community College. Guide for Instructors and Staff.
Lane Community Coll., Eugene, OR.
This guide was developed for workplace instructors involved in the Workplace Training Project. The Workplace Training Project was conducted by Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, in partnership with four area businesses to develop learner-centered competency-based workplace curricula covering the following topics: basic math, fractions and measurement in the workplace, survival math for work and home, interpersonal skills, business writing, problem solving in the workplace, and English as a second language. The following items are discussed in the guide's five sections: purpose of the guide (consistent approach to training and disseminating information, individualized learning plans, learning styles); background of the Workplace Training Project grant (project goals and objectives, summary of the project proposal); development of a customized curriculum (differences between workplace instruction and other classroom teaching, resource information available for instructors, methodology for developing a customized curriculum, assessment, uses for a customized curriculum developed for the project); procedures for writing a customized curriculum (word processing template for developing curricula, role of the curriculum specialist, template simplifying instructors' development tasks); and staff development opportunities (teleconferences, videotapes, training). Appended are the following: needs assessment summaries, five sample forms and evaluation tools, and a sample release of information form. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Cognitive Style, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Individualized Education Programs, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Job Analysis, Literacy Education, Models, Needs Assessment, Partnerships in Education, Problem Solving, Program Development, Records (Forms), School Business Relationship, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Task Analysis, Teaching Guides, Two Year Colleges, Vocational English (Second Language), Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Lane Community Coll., Eugene, OR.