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ERIC Number: ED426310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 314
Abstractor: N/A
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)
JobLink, c/o Coast Community College District, 1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; e-mail: ($95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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.