ERIC Number: ED424476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Success Skills for the Textile Industry: Problem Solving (SS3). Workforce 2000 Partnership.
Enterprise State Junior Coll., AL.; MacArthur State Technical Coll., Opp, AL.
This curriculum package on problem solving is a product of the Workforce 2000 Partnership, which combined the resources of four educational partners and four industrial partners in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina to provide education and training in communication, computation, and critical thinking to employees in the apparel, carpet, and textile industries. The curriculum package contains a curriculum guide that provides the following: a quick view of all the major components of the curriculum for problem solving; the job title for which the curriculum was originally developed and field tested; a general instructional objective; the estimated time needed; and a chart matching specific instructional objectives with the estimated amount of time required, the learning activities included, resources required, evaluation method, and suggested resources and materials. The lesson plan contains a detailed explanation of the activities in the curriculum guide. Handouts, transparency masters, and pretests and posttests are provided. This curriculum package focuses on problem-solving and stress-management techniques to use in the workplace. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Carpeting, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Educational Needs, Entry Workers, Fashion Industry, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Promotion (Occupational), Skill Development, Stress Management, Workplace Literacy
Enterprise State Junior College, P.O. Box 1300, Enterprise, AL 36331; Web site: http://www.esjc.cc.al.us
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: Enterprise State Junior Coll., AL.; MacArthur State Technical Coll., Opp, AL.