ERIC Number: ED426256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Math Skills Curriculum Binder. Workplace Training Project.
Lane Community Coll., Eugene, OR.
This document, which is intended for workplace trainers, contains materials for conducting five workplace mathematics courses that were developed through the Workplace Training Project, a partnership involving Lane Community College in Oregon and five area businesses. The five courses, which were developed by project staff based on the business partners' input regarding the mathematics skills required of employees at their specific worksites, were presented to 419 students. The course titles are as follows: basic math; fractions and measurement in the workplace; fractions/decimals/formulas in a workplace setting; calculators in the workplace; and geometry/algebra. The following materials are included for each course: course description; student outcome objectives; description of target student population; description of class environment; suggested instructional techniques; syllabus of course activities; learning activity sheets; student handouts; student worksheets; sample problems; and substantial bibliography. Each learning activity sheet contains the following: introductory activities; list of resources and materials needed; description of the instruction process; performance assessment methods and results; and comments. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Calculators, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Fractions, Functional Literacy, Geometry, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Mathematical Formulas, Mathematics Skills, Measurement Techniques, Numeracy, Partnerships in Education, Performance Based Assessment, School Business Relationship, Two Year Colleges, 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.