ERIC Number: ED426259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Partnering in Workplace Education Supervisor Meetings.
Lake County Coll., Grayslake, IL.
This manual, which is intended for educational providers responsible for working with company supervisors of learners involved in workplace basic skills classes, consists of agendas, activities, and other materials for two 3-hour meetings intended to help workplace educators solicit the input required to develop a holistic, outcome-based approach to effective instruction and bridge the gap from transfer of instruction to the workplace. Although the meeting agendas were developed for a specific workplace education program funded by a national literacy grant, they can be adapted and customized to fit the needs other workplace education programs and companies. The topics on the first meeting's agenda are as follows: overview (goals and objectives, grant participants' roles, value of basic skills education); what information is learned (job icebreaker activity, education terminology, curriculum to build knowledge in the workplace and beyond); and how information is learned (learning styles, learning styles in the workplace, and characteristics of adult learners). The second meeting is devoted to the following topics: communication (expected employee behaviors, effective listening, questioning techniques, feedback skills, communication suggestions); knowledge transfer (National Grant Evaluation chart, six-step student transfer process); and evaluation (supervisor questionnaire, supervisor's assessment form, workshop evaluation sheet). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Cognitive Style, Communication Skills, Demonstration Programs, Holistic Approach, Learning Activities, Learning Processes, Literacy Education, Meetings, Partnerships in Education, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), School Business Relationship, Supervisors, Transfer of Training, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Lake County Coll., Grayslake, IL.