ERIC Number: ED426306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Making Suggestions: Turning Ideas into Action. JobLink Winning at Home Instructor's Manual, Module 6.
Coast Community Coll. District, Costa Mesa, CA.
This manual is a guide to an interactive training program designed to address key skills necessary in today's high performance workplace. The module is intended to meet the learning needs of production workers who may have limited basic skills or literacy. This module, which addresses making suggestions, encourages and prepares workers to share their suggestions and become active participants in formal and informal suggestion programs. Workers using the module learn to assess the value of their ideas, and present their suggestions convincingly. This module contains six 1-1/2 hour lessons that cover the following topics: (1) looking for better ways of doing things; (2) getting the information you need; (3) the importance of planning; (4) designing clear and concise messages; (5) putting ideas on paper: preparing presentations; and (6) selling your ideas. The training manual includes an instructor's guide that contains activities for each lesson, transparency masters and student handouts, information sheets, teaching suggestions, and pre- and posttests; and a supervisor's guide that contains lessons on the supervisor's role and making suggestions: presentations. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Business Communication, Communication Skills, Educational Needs, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, On the Job Training, Planning, Pretests Posttests, Supervisory Training, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Transparencies, Workplace Literacy
JobLink, c/o Coast Community College District, 1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($95).
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: Coast Community Coll. District, Costa Mesa, CA.
Note: For "JobLink" final report and the ten related instruction manuals, see CE 078 635-645.