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ERIC Number: ED451342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep-30
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Preparatory Instruction: Staff Self-Training Program. Workplace Readiness Module.
Palladino, Dolores
Designed for learning managers in a vocational preparatory instruction (VPI) lab, this three-part Workplace Readiness module provides teaching strategies they can use with students to: identify vocational interest and aptitude in making career choices; demonstrate job acquisition and job retention skills; and apply Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Competencies. A pre-test and introduction are provided. Part 1, career assessment, covers learning styles; occupational interests and aptitudes; how to relate interests and occupational areas; occupational careers and goals in various clusters; and educational and career goals. Part 2, workplace readiness skills, focuses on a personal data sheet; resume; job announcement sources; cover letter; application forms; job interviews; employment tests; work-related documents; appropriate job behaviors; company policies and procedures; and resignation procedures. Part 3, SCANS competencies, includes topics such as appropriate resource use; cooperative and productive teamwork; information usage; social, organizational, and technological systems; and tools and equipment. Each part consists of an overview listing topics covered, information on each topic, and activity/activities for students in the VPI lab. The document concludes with a post-test; a 14-item bibliography; list of 41 print and non-print resources; a Workplace Readiness Skills (VPI) Curriculum Framework; pre- and post-test answer keys; and samples. (YLB)
Florida Department of Education, Division of Workforce Development, Bureau of Program Management and Development, 325 West Gaines Street, Room 644, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (Tel: 800-342-9271 (Toll Free). For full text: eadiness.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.