ERIC Number: ED426310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Math Basics: Building a Foundation. JobLink Winning at Work Instructor's Manual, Module 10.
Coast Community Coll. District, Costa Mesa, CA.
This instructor's manual for workplace trainers contains the materials required to conduct a course in basic workplace mathematics skills. The course consists of six lessons for workers and two lessons for supervisors that discuss the following: concepts taught in the six lessons; workers' progress in the individual lessons; and strategies for helping workers continue to develop the basic math skills taught in the course. The following materials are provided for each course: lesson plan, learning activities based on real-life situations, handouts, assessments (including pretests and posttests), and transparencies. Each lesson plan contains objectives, a list of materials needed, classroom setup information, and detailed instructions for conducting all activities. The following topics are covered: using estimation and rounding techniques; converting from the English system of measurement to the metric system; using fractions and decimals; calculating rates, ratios, proportions, and percentages; and using calculators. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Calculators, Decimal Fractions, Estimation (Mathematics), Fractions, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Metric System, Numeracy, Percentage, Pretests Posttests, Ratios (Mathematics), Skill Development, Supervisory Training, Teaching Guides, 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.